Marisa Kelly

Marisa (‘Mel’) Kelly is originally from Manchester, England. She worked at London Zoo as a senior keeper and then in veterinary nursing before going on to study film theory. An English-language editor and writer since arriving in Windhoek in 1998, she also manages a small-scale women’s upcycling project, ‘Sew Good Namibia’. Her fiction has appeared on the Kalahari Review website and she has also contributed regular opinion pieces to The Namibian newspaper on social, cultural and economic issues.