Taara is an Iranian American who grew up in Sacramento, California before moving to the Bay Area where she attended college and began her career in technology. A former Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Clara Review, she has orbited the literary world since 2009. She specializes in flash, creative nonfiction, and memoir writing. After having paid off more than $250,000 in student loan debt, she no longer works in tech. When she isn't writing, she reads, attends therapy, and volunteers with Democratic Socialists of America.
She lives in Seattle with her cattle dog and her fiancé.