Marla Dean, MA., Ph.D. teaches creative writing at the University of Phoenix, Humanities at the University of Kaplan and Acting as well as Introduction to Theatre at Austin Community College. She recently completed her first novel, SIMPLE MACHINES with her co-writer Manuel Carreon and was one of the winners of Texas Authors 2015 Short Story Competition with her story, “The Dog”. She is a director of some sixty plays and musicals and an awarded playwright. Currently her co-writer and she are completing a three book military thriller series, Mahim.
Theatre Historian, stage director, playwright, screenwriter, novelist
Unique traits: novelist, screenwriter, playwright, war, military intrigue, action, thrillers,comedy
Series Title "Mackenzie"" Pilot title: Into the Rabbit Hole A teenage girl with remarkable skills hacks into the uncrackable data base of the NSA and is recruited to save the world from alien invaders.
Series Title: The Domino Club - Pilot Title: "Onward through the Fog" Comedy Disguised as a domino club, a team of elderly eccentrics rally to save the world through random acts of environmental terrorism.
Texas Short Story Competition
University of Texas at Austin
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (Baton Rouge, LA)