Cynthia Voigt Biography

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Cynthia Voigt is a writer of impressive productivity. Since the publication of her first book in 1981, she has produced at least one book, and sometimes two, per year. At present, her body of work includes seventeen books for young adults, one for younger readers, and one for the adult market.

Voigt's books are marked by a wide variety of subject matter through which she explores ideas and interests that mirror those of her readers.

Voigt was born on February 25, 1942, in Boston, Massachusetts, the second of five children. She spent much of her childhood in rural Connecticut but returned to Massachusetts to attend Dana Hall School, a private girls' boarding school in Wellesley, and later entered Smith College. After graduating in 1963, Voigt relocated to New York City and took a job in an advertising agency. The following year, she married.

In 1965, after experiencing difficulties in...

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