Tanaz Bhathena was born in India and raised in Saudi Arabia and Canada. Her critically acclaimed novel A Girl Like That was nominated for the 2019 OLA White Pine Award and named a Best Book of 2018 by The Globe and Mail, CBC, Quill & Quire, Seventeen, PopSugar, and The Times of India among others. She is also the author of The Beauty of the Moment releasing on Feb 26 2019 and a fantasy duology called Hunted by the Sky, with the first book coming out in spring 2020. Her short stories have appeared in various journals including Blackbird, Witness and Room.
A wanderer at heart, Tanaz can often be found travelling to different countries, learning bits and pieces of a foreign language, and taking way too many photographs. She loves slapstick comedies and any kind of music that makes her dance. She lives in the Toronto area with her family.
INTERVIEWS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS:
The Morning Show on Global TV, March 2019
Book Riot, February 2019
Semi-Prose Podcast, Penguin Random House Canada, January 2019
Electric Literature, April 2018
She The People, April 2018
Kirkus Reviews, March 2018
The Hindu, March 2018
Platform, March 2018
Kitaab World, February 2018
PickMyYA, February 2018
Rich in Color, February 2018
Generally About Books, February 2018
Book Riot, January 2018