Maria holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Michigan University. The only “MA” she has is in the first two letters of her first name. Maria’s latest poetry has recently been published or is forthcoming in Anti-Heroin Chic, SIAMB!, Feral: A Journal of Poetry And Art, Wingless Dreamer, and elsewhere. Maria’s first hybrid chapbook, Real Water Tiger, will be published by Ethel Zine’s Micro Press in December 2023. Maria writes for Detroitisit.com.