Deborah Steinmair grew up in Pretoria. She was awarded a BA (in English and Drama) with Drama honors.
She has worked as an assistant to a travelling puppeteer, an English lecturer at the University of the North, books editor at kalahari.net and SêNet webmaster. Currently she freelances as a copywriter, editor, proofreader, web designer and writer. A See-through Suitcase , her debut poetry collection was published in 2003 by Genugtig.
Books currently in print
Moestas, Human & Rousseau (2015)
Wenkbrou, Human & Rousseau (2013)
Die neus, Human & Rousseau (2012)
Marike se laaste dans, Human & Rousseau (2010)
2003 A See-through Suitcase, Genugtig
2010 Marike se laaste dans, Human & Rousseau (winner of the Jan Rabie Rapport Prize 2011)
2012 Poppekas, Lapa Uitgewers
2012 Die neus, Human & Rousseau
2013 Wenkbrou, Human & Rousseau
2015 Moestas, Human & Rousseau