Amy Omar is a Turkish-American writer and filmmaker based in New York City. Amy is particularly interested in narratives around Middle Eastern / Muslim characters and themes of cultural isolation, superstitions, religion, and feminism. Her non-narrative writing has appeared in Screen Slate, The Brooklyn Rail, Electric Literature and Medium. Her short film, Breaking Fast with a Coca-Cola premiered at SXSW in 2023. She is currently developing two feature-length screenplays. You can find her online at: amyomar.com.