Tara Isabel Zambrano moved from India to the United States two decades ago. She works as a semiconductor chip designer in a startup. During the day when she’s not debugging simulations or faulty circuits in the lab, she’s either reading books, writing stories or staring at others, not necessarily in that order.
Tara is Assistant Flash Fiction Editor at Newfound.org and reads prose for The Common. In the recent past, Tara has served as a hospice volunteer. She also holds an instrument rating for single engine aircraft.
Her work has won the first prize in The Southampton Review Short Short Fiction Contest 2019, been a Finalist in Bat City Review 2018 Short Prose Contest. Her stories have been nominated for The Best of the Net, The Best of Small Fictions and The Pushcart.
Tara lives in Texas with her husband and two kids.