Tanaz Bhathena was born in India and raised in Saudi Arabia and Canada. Her debut novel A Girl Like That was nominated for the 2019 OLA White Pine Award and named one of the Best Young Adult Books of 2018 by Seventeen magazine. Her second novel The Beauty of the Moment releases on Feb 26 2019. Her short stories have appeared in various journals including Blackbird, Witness and Room. She lives in the Toronto area.