About Tanaïs

Tanaïs (née Tanwi Nandini Islam) is the author of the novel BRIGHT LINES (Penguin 2015), which was a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, Edmund White Debut Fiction Award, the Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize. They are the founder of the independent beauty & fragrance house, Hi Wildflower, and their forthcoming essay collection, IN SENSORIUM (HMH 2021) explores scent, sensuality, South Asian and Muslim perfume cultures, and the environmental and border crises around the world.
Learn more about Tanaïs at Hi Wildflower