Mariana Palos is a graduate from the Universidad de las Américas Puebla. She also did a screenwriting course at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica and an MA on Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Edimburgh. She lives and works in Mexico City and Edimburgh, United Kingdom.
Mariana has written dozens of TV shows for Nickelodeon, MTV Latin America, Televisa, Argos, Plaza Sesamo, Cartoon Network and Netflix. Her soap operas and series have been broadcasted all over Latin America and Europe. Among the shows she’s written are Muchacha italiana viene a casarse, Despertar contigo, Niñas mal 2 and Grachi. She was also an advisor for the series Ingobernable by Netflix. She is currently working on LIKE, a soap opera by Pedro Damián, and as a script consultant for Nickelodeon.
Her first novel, Fresas salvajes (2015), was published by Editorial Planeta. She was also awarded a grant by the FONCA twice. Her play Porcelain was shown in Glasgow during the Stage to Page programo f the Playwrights’ Studio. She also worked as an editor for the company Fire Exit and the Fringe Theatre Festival.