A theater practitioner, playwright, and writer of short stories and folklore. Maya founded Teater Ode Batam (Ode Theater Batam) in 2017. Maya’s works include the Ratok Gadih Suayan monologue (2015), the Lysistrata play (2016), Kartu Nama (Name Card) (2017), Lanun Longkang (2018), and Ode Perempuan Rantau (Ode to Diaspora Women) (2019). Some of Maya’s short stories, titled Penabur Bunga and Felicia (2019), were published in news platform Republika, while Maya’s other works were featured in local papers in West Sumatra and Riau. Maya has written and translated a number of plays, namely Perempuan dalam Tatakan (Woman on A Placemat) (2014), Ratok Gadih Suayan (2015), Lysistrata by Aristophanes (2016), Kartu Nama (Name Card) (2017), Isi Dada dan Kepala dalam Kantong Belanja (Feelings and Thoughts in the Grocery Bag) ((2018), and The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, which was published as Ode Perempuan Rantau (2018). In 2018, Maya won first place in a Minangkabau folklore writing contest organized by the West Sumatra Regional Office of Culture for an original work titled Batu Godang Putaran Toluak. In the same year, Maya was nominated as Best Actress at Dramakala Festival by the London School of Public Relations Jakarta for amonologue performance titled Sang Orator (The Orator).