Bio

 

Devra Māza is a screenwriter and actor working in Los Angeles, but missing New York. An award-winning journalist, her articles on film, baseball, romance and activism have been featured in The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Daily News and Written By Magazine. Her Renaissance Girl columns, commenting on all things cultural, appear regularly on the Huffington Post. Devra received her Masters of Arts and Bachelors of Science from New York University where she studied creative writing, piano performance and astrophysics. Prior to becoming a writer, she worked as a model during which time she was dubbed “La Dea Porcellana” by the Italian press after a featured spread in Women’s Wear Daily. She recovered to write for both film and television, where her credits include the highly-rated original MOW Childhood Sweetheart, and is the author of the poem, “The Great Greg Maddux” which was unanimously voted by the Curators Accessions Committee into the permanent collection of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum at Cooperstown where it is preserved in the HOF library’s poetry archives. She is currently working on a series of novels for both adults and children.