Marianne Maili is a native of Key West, Iowa, a French citizen, and a long-time Spanish resident of Catalonia. Her first novel. Lucy, go see., was published in January 2018.
More details?Marianne Maili pioneered the acceptance of creative dissertation work in continental Europe when she earned her PhD in The Construction and Representation of Cultural Identities at the University of Barcelona. An American and French citizen, she speaks English, French and Spanish, and translates from Catalan. Her Certificat de Langue Française is from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. A Spanish Ministry International Mobility Scholar for both her M.A. and her PhD, and a Visiting Scholar at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa where she earned her B.A., she was also an Erasmus Distinguished Foreign Visitor at the Josef Skvorecky Literary Academy in Prague, Czech Republic. For twenty-five years she traveled extensively throughout the world while living and working as model and actress in Italy, Japan, France, Spain, Hong Kong, Austria, and Switzerland. She has taught at the University of Barcelona, the CIEE Barcelona Study Center, the Writing School (Escola d’Escriptura) at the Ateneu Barcelonès, The University of Dubuque, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where she was interim head of the French program.