Edith Kuyvenhoven was born in Stadskanaal, but lives and works in Amsterdam. She attended the Rietveld Academy and works as an illustrator, designer and comic artist since 2002. Her children's book 'Pim en To aan Zee' was published by Pimento in 2005. She has drawn for NRC Next, the Lowlands festival, Staatscourant and several local projects and publications, and does workshops for Cinekid. She makes a weekly cartoon called 'Elp de Cavia', as well as comics for the jobs section of De Volkskrant and Lover magazine. In 2010 she published her graphic novel about her grandmother, 'Ik, God en mijn oma', with the publishing house Catullus.