Maia’s critically acclaimed plays and monologues have been produced on stages throughout Chicago. In 2010, Maia was awarded first prize in a national non-fiction writing competition, and she’s about halfway through writing the book that began with that winning essay. Read more at thesaltwatertwin.wordpress.com.
As a teaching artist, Maia has designed
and taught workshops and residencies for
Urban Gateways, Columbia College, Gallery
37, Steppenwolf and Lookingglass Theatres
and the Lyric Opera of Chicago. She has
created performances with students in dozens
of Chicago schools, health care facilities
Maia graduated with a B.A. in English,
cum laude, from Carleton College.