Maryam was born in Darab, Pars, in Iran. She earned her master’s degree from Shiraz University and moved to the United States in 1977, where she attended SUNY Binghamton. Her short novels and poems have been published in Persian Magazine in Raleigh for the past twenty years.
She is on the Advisory Committee for UNC Chapel Hill Persian Studies and a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network and SCBWI. She published the four books listed below: Persian Dreams, Danger of Love, Iran, and Roya. All are available on Amazon for purchase.