Professional fortune teller, Maritess Zurbano was born and raised in Chicago. She is the only Filipina-American Hypnotist and Mentalist in history. With decades of experience in sophisticated divination, you can find her at exclusive events that include Microsoft recruiters, CEOS from Wall Street, buyers at Sotheby’s, and at colleges around the country.
She began as a professional psychic by reading tarot cards in coffee shops across the street from her college. As her expertise grew, she began fortune telling at corporate events, for exclusive gatherings, and years later, as a phone psychic in NYC as a fortune teller to celebrities. Zurbano has been profiled by several media outlets including Lifetime Television, New York Newsday, and the BBC News. You can find her opinion essays on magic published at Ms. Magazine, The Seattle Times, and in a roundtable Tarot interview on writing at LitHub.com. March 2021 she is on a panel at the Association of Writing Programs (AWP) discussing divination as a creative tool.