Salwa Meghjee is a writer originally from Orlando, Florida. She holds an MFA in Writing for the Screen and Stage from Northwestern University, and a BA in English from UC Berkeley.
Interested in creating within many disciplines, Salwa has written a number of plays, short films, television scripts, articles, mental health resources, and odes to her cats.
Salwa's plays include U-Haul Mesbians (2023 O’Neill National Musical Theater Conference Semi-Finalist), Ender’s Gay (2023 Fault Line Theater’s Irons in the Fire Finalist), Word Play (The Once and Future Festival), the commissioned 10-minute play The Conference of the Birds (Mudlark Theater’s That’s How We Grew the World Festival) and, written with her twin sister Samah, The Mysterious Mystery of the Lost Letters (Brooklyn Publishers)
Salwa's other projects include a column on mental illness for the newspaper The Daily Californian, a short film Love Letters featured in QWOCMAP’s Summer 2021 festival, and, with her twin sister Samah, a short film Therapist Speed Dating that had a limited premiere on Amazon Prime Video.