Tara Isabel Zambrano works as a semiconductor chip designer in a startup. She is Assistant Flash Fiction Editor at Newfound.org and reads prose for The Common. 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 Mid American Review's 2018 Fineline competition and Bat City Review 2018 Short Prose Contest, and 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.