Thomas studied English in London and Dutch in Amsterdam. His debut 'De Allestafel' debuted in 2009. His second novel 'Stern' was in shelfs only four years later and in 2014 he released the short stories 'De derde persoon'. In August 2017 Thomas published the non-fiction 'Plaatsvervangers'. He has done interviews, published articles and stories in amongst others Vrij Nederland, NRC Handelsblad, de Volkskrant, De Groene Amsterdammer, VARAgids, De Correspondent, Tirade, Das Magazin, Hollands Maandblad, De Gids and Passionate.