Amira S. Badawey

Amira Badawey was born in Charlotte, N.C. At the age of seven, she moved with her family to Cairo, Egypt. Amira always had a passion for reading and storytelling; she dreamt one day to write her own stories. After attending a writing class at NYU in 2013, Amira embarked on her own writing journey, based on capturing nuances from her surrounding environment. Drawn to stream-of-consciousness writing, Amira enjoys examining the inner reflections of characters and their struggles with acceptance, belonging, and grief.