Country: United States

Tanaïs is a highly talented American fiction writer and perfumer. Their works include In Sensorium and the widely praised novel Bright Lines, which earned finalist positions for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award, and the Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize. Tanaïs has been honored with residencies at MacDowell, Tin House, and Djerassi. Beyond writing, they are an independent perfumer, operating the fragrance, beauty, and design studio TANAÏS in New York City.

Supported by the US Embassy Jakarta.

Tanaïs adalah seorang penulis fiksi dan pembuat parfum Amerika yang berbakat. Karya-karyanya mencakup In Sensorium dan novel Bright Lines yang banyak mendapat pujian, yang masuk sebagai finalis untuk the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award, dan the Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize. Tanaïs telah dihargai dengan residensi di MacDowell, Tin House, dan Djerassi. Selain menulis, ia juga adalah pembuat parfum independen, yang mengelola studio wewangian, kecantikan dan desain TANAÏS di New York City.

Didukung oleh US Embassy Jakarta.

Appearing in

Main Program | Tanaïs: Exploring Scent and History ‘In Sensorium’

Tanaïs, independent perfumer and writer, weaves the story of her memoir with the history of colonialism and a critical, alternative view of South Asian culture and power dynamics. In Sensorium: …

Main Program | Decolonization in Writing Practice: Paving the Path to Equality

The great civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer said, “Nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” What do we need to do to achieve equality? What political, social, and cultural shifts are …

Protected: Main Program | The Strength in Vulnerability: Memoir Writing

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Private: Special Event | Our Stories are Our Power: An Evening with Anita Heiss, Grace Tame, and Tanaïs

Join us at the renowned Alila Ubud for an evening of remarkable voices featuring Anita Heiss, Grace Tame, and Tanaïs, hosted by Rebecca Makkai. Through their personal journeys, they’ve harnessed …