Stories by
Tara Barnes

When someone finally told her that “LOL” did not stand for “lots of love,” she understood why Karen stopped talking to her.

Tara Barnes (@tarabarnes) leaves a lot to be desired.

A photo of me hung on the fence next to all of the others. Had anyone seen me? I didn’t call the number.

Tara Barnes freelance copyedits in New York. She also squeals when she finds out Ethan Canin likes something she wrote. Forgive her.

This story won 3rd place in our 2010 Nanofiction Contest (for Haiti).