Maribel is a member of Writers Victoria and The Society of Women Writers (Vic).
As a freelance writer, she previously wrote for the About.com network as the Vision Loss expert, and has written over 200 articles, short stories, and nonfiction essays that have been published online and in print journals.
Authors for Accessibility – The International Author’s Forum
Changing the Way we See books – The Australian Author (July Issue 2015)
Blind Kitty – Artsider Magazine of Arts Access Victoria
Magazines and Journals
I Hold Back Tears of Love – My Child Magazine Issue #26
The Spirit of Glenfern – Writers Victoria Journal
The Coffee Stain (Flash fiction) – The Australian Writer (FAW, VIC #376)
Smelling the Trees: Memoir of a Guide Dog – The Australian Writer (FAW, VIC #377)
Feature Articles in The Australian Writer (FAW) VIC
Many Different Hats – Issue #375
The Place Where I Write – Issue #379
There’s a Bard in my Book: the Resurgence of Oral Storytelling – issue #380
Wedding Fashion Folklore: Tradition for Better or Worse – Issue #381
Online Guest Posts ( a few of many here)
….with a dozen short stories featured on Vision Through Words
My Blog Sites
Podcasts & Interviews
Radio Australia, Eyes on Success, Talking Vision, Low Vision Bureau (Colombia), Freedom Scientific and two webinars at Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually-impaired.
MY MOTHER’S HARVEST – A collection of family recipes & short stories
‘My Mother’s Harvest contains a selection of recipes that have nourished three generations. In the second half of this book, Maribel Steel recalls, with endearing honesty, stories from her childhood, making the connection between Spanish & English culture and cuisine, and how the flavours have become a part of the lives of her Australian children.’