Tasnim Hossain is a screenwriter, playwright and performance poet. She has worked with Goalpost Pictures on a show for SBS and attended Talent Camp NSW/ACT, a joint initiative between AFTRS, Screen Australia and Create NSW, supporting diverse storytellers for screen. She is currently part of Melbourne Theatre Company's Women in Theatre program, being mentored in dramaturgy and literary management, and was the 2017 Resident Playwright at the Australian Theatre for Young People.
Her short work has been staged by ATYP and Apocalypse Theatre Company in Sydney, 24:7 Theatre Festival in Manchester, UK, and published by Currency Press. Her first solo show was developed through Playwriting Australia's Lotus Salon for Asian-Australian writers and ran at Fringe World in Perth and You Are Here festival in Canberra in 2015. Her second solo show had seasons in Newcastle, Perth and Sydney across 2017 and 2018.
Tasnim has performed her poetry around Australia, and has also taught poetry writing and performance skills to young people at schools and community groups. She has a Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from the Australian National University.