Line Hoven was born in Bonn, Germany. After working as a assistant costume and set designer at the Kassel State Theatre, she ended up studying visual communication at the Art School in Kassel. Two years later she switched to the University of Applied Sciences Hamburg to study illustration under Anke Feuchtenberger and Atak. She graduated and is now working as a freelance illustrator and comic artist. Her comics have been published in several magazines like Orang and Strapazin. Her book 'Liebe schaut weg' was publihsed by the Berlin publisher Reprodukt and it won the ICOM prize for Best Independent Comic at the 2008 Comic Salon in Erlangen.