Marianne Thamm

AboutMarianne Thamm

Marianne Thamm born in (12 March 1961) is an award winning author of several non-fiction works, editor, website editor, writer of satire, occasional stand-up comedian, columnist and South African journalist. She is the assistant editor of the Daily Maverick and has written several books. Thamm was born in England where her German father had been a prisoner of war and met Thamm’s mother, a Portuguese domestic worker. Thamm describes herself as a “half-Portuguese, half-German, recovering Roman Catholic atheist lesbian immigrant”. She lives in Cape Town with her partner and two daughters.