The Beauty of the Moment

Penguin Random House Canada

Tanaz Bhathena

Tanaz Bhathena was born in India and raised in Saudi Arabia and Canada. She is a two-time nominee of the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award, most recently for her young adult novel, The Beauty of the Moment. Her acclaimed novel A Girl Like That was named a Best Book of 2018 by The Globe and Mail, CBC, Seventeen, The Times of India, and various other outlets. She is also the author of a forthcoming young adult fantasy novel called Hunted by the Sky, releasing in June 2020. Her short stories have appeared in various journals including Blackbird, Witness and Room. Tanaz lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with her family.


A Girl Like That, 2018
The Beauty of the Moment, 2019
Hunted by the Sky, 2020


Instagram: @bhathenatanaz