BIC 2019: winners gallery

The winner of our competition to illustrate Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones.

The winner of the Book Illustration Competition 2019 was Marie-Alice Harel, a French author and illustrator based in Edinburgh.

Marie-Alice Harel was presented with a prestigious commission worth £5,000, to illustrate The Folio Society’s edition of the Howl’s Moving Castle to be published later this year.

The rest of the shortlist, who each received a £500 prize, were announced as Emily Altman, Julia Bernhard, Marina Evlanova, Harry Woodgate and Tania Yakunova. Four of the five on our shortlist are students.

We also announced Lulu Chen as the winner of the Peoples’ Choice Award. Thanks to all 5,279 of you who voted.

The Winner

Marie-Alice Harel

The Shortlist

Emily Altman

Julia Bernhard

Marina Evlanova

Harry Woodgate

Tania Yakunova

The People's Choice Award Winner

Lulu Chen