About MŠ

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Martina Špinková is graphic designer, artist, chief editor of Publishing house Cesta domů, founder of Cesta domů. She was was born in 1959 in Prague, studied at Charles University and Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, is active in the field of graphic design, art and palliative care. She has published over 80 illustrated books in 8 European countries, 3 books of poetry, one book of true stories from hospice called Tiny Good News and four picture books for children. She was twice awarded a price The Most beautiful Czech Books (2011 and 2015) and one nomination on Gold Ribon (Czech IBBY) (2017).

In the year 2001 she founded Hospice Association Cesta domů with her friends and has worked as a director of this association for 10 years. She is chief editor of little publishing house Cesta domů. She is married to Štěpán Špinka and they have 7 adult children. Martina lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic.