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 4 books listed below: Persian Dreams, Danger of Love, Iran, and Roya. All are available on Amazon for purchase.
•2006: Publication of "Persian Dreams" by Iceni Books
•2006: Publication of the poem “Desire” in “Timeless Voices” voted as one of the best poems by International Society of Poets.
•2007: Publication of “Iran” by Dreambooks, a Persian book of graphical poems for each province of Iran.
•2011: Publication of the short story “She Was Sitting in the Palm of My Hand” published in the book of “Across the River”. This short story got honorable mention by the Institute Poetry of Canada.
•2014: Publication of "Danger of Love" by Tate Publishing.
•2014:Publication of "Roya of Pasargad “ by Ketab Corp., a fictional novel in Persian.