Thomas Hummitzsch

Thomas Hummitzsch

Thomas Hummitzsch was born in 1979 in Meissen. He is a freelance journalist, critic and blogger. He studied German, politics and sociology in Munich, Berlin and Paris. He heads the press department of the Humanist Association Berlin Brandenburg and his articles have been published in a wide variety of publications, from Rolling Stone magazine to Die Zeit newspaper. Hummitzsch lives in Berlin and tweets at @intellectures.

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Articles by this author

The new Poland (Issue III/2021)

The king's granddaughter

In her debut novel, Nana Oforiatta-Ayim defines both her European experience and her Ghanian roots. 


Under the Earth (Issue I/2022)

In the floodwaters

In her debut novel, author Kayo Mpoyi digs deep into her own family history.


Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

Diving into the past

Cheon Myeong-kwan's expansive novel “The Whale” retells South Korea's 20th-century history as a feminist fairy tale


Precious Freedom. Voices from Taiwan (Issue II+III/2023)

The magical metropole

Xi Xi's novel “My City” takes readers back to Hong Kong in the 1970s.