Back in London after decades in France, I’ve been writing again as well as illustrating. For my new and very different books like Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw, I’m simplifying everything including my name from Bridget Strevens Marzo to – Bridget Marzo.
Writing a biography ‘about me’ is a bit like drawing a maze… It is easy to go off the page, especially as you get older and the maze grows more complicated.
I started this page with a lot of chat about my children’s book career working for publishers in France and elsewhere, with things I learnt from studying art history and copying paintings and teaching for over a decade in a Bauhaus-inspired art school in Paris – and giving workshops for kids – and adults – around the world. Too many words!
And here are two recent interviews:
If you’ve time, here are some rambling replies, pics of my work wall and more on a rich and diverse blog about children’s books Ms Marple’s Musings