Biography

Tanaz Bhathena writes books for young adults. Her sophomore novel, The Beauty of the Moment, won the Nautilus Gold Award for Young Adult Fiction and has also been nominated for the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award. Her acclaimed debut, A Girl Like That, was named a Best Book of the Year by numerous outlets including The Globe and Mail, Seventeen, and The Times of India. Her latest book, Hunted by the Sky, is the first of a YA fantasy duology set in a world inspired by medieval India. Her short stories have appeared in various publications including The HinduBlackbird, Witness, and Room.

Born in India and raised in Saudi Arabia and Canada, Tanaz lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with her family. 

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INTERVIEWS:

FirstPost, July 2020

India Today, July 2020

IANS Life, June 2020

Overachiever Magazine, October 2019

Desi News, May 2019

Deccan Chronicle / Asian Age, May 2019

Hazel & Katniss &  Harry & Starr Podcast, April 2019

Brampton Focus, April 2019

She The People, April 2019

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