About Maia Brami

Maia Brami is a writer, journalist and photographer.

Since her first young adults book, she has published more than twenty volumes, which includes novels, children books, a collection of short stories, poetry and a theatre play, Tout va bien se passer (Life Refused), created in New York for the V-Day in May 2015 and to be premiered in Paris, June 2018.

Maia explores womanhood and the connection between creation and procreation. A strong fascination for music led her to collaborate frequently with international composers, Music Festivals, and Orchestras.

Her version of the Carnaval des animaux by St Saëns was staged many times around the world. In 2017, she wrote a piece for actor and chamber orchestra “On an overgrown path” inspired by Music of Leos Janacek, that was premiered at the Luzern Festival.

She leads creative writing workshops at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme and the Shoah Memorial.

Maïa won the Chronos Prize for her young adult novel Vis ta vie Nina(Grasset) and Prix du Festival du Premier Roman for her novel Norma (Folies d’Encre)

Among her books :

Pour qu’il advienne, poems (Caractères, 2010)

L’inhabitée, novel (Caractères, 2015)

Paula Becker, la peinture faite femme, biography (Caractères, 2016)

Le Monde est ma maison, children book (Saltimbanque, 2017)

Maia Brami

Playwright, Contemporary, Experimental

Paris, France