The Beauty of the Moment
Tanaz Bhathena was born in India and raised in Saudi Arabia and Canada. Her previous young adult novel A Girl Like That (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2018) was nominated for the 2019 Ontario Library Association 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.
Tanaz also has a fantasy duology coming out called Hunted by the Sky, with the first book appearing in spring 2020 (from Farrar Straus Girouux and Penguin Canada). Her short stories have appeared in various journals, including Blackbird, Witness, Room, and of course Quick Brown Fox.
On May 11, 2019, Tanaz will be one of the guest speakers at Brian Henry’s Writing for Children and for Young Adults workshop, along with Erin O’Connor. Details here.
See Brian’s full schedule here, including writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in Algonquin Park, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kingston, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Saint John, NB, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.