Kate Barss

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Kate Barss is a queer writer living in Toronto.  Her work has previously appeared online at Tin House, The Hairpin, The Awl  and others. She is currently working on her first collection of flash fiction. 


Cover Photo: An image of Ashley Bedet's 'Broken Moons'
The Moon and What You Get Back

She tells me our tip percentage is all about our mindset, even though people don’t tip well at brunch.

Jul 30, 2021
Cover Photo: Detail from Margareta Haverman's "A Vase of Flowers"/Metropolitan Museum of Art
What Does it Mean to Kill Something That Can Fly?

You wanted us to have a baby. I wanted your baby, and also for all the moths in the house to die.

Dec 21, 2018
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy

Do you know how dandelions reproduce?

Mar 16, 2018
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Insufficient Funds, But Plenty of Tooth and Feather

An ATM refuses to dispense money to a person considering suicide.

Oct 20, 2017