Sara Barron


is a writer and comedian whose first book, People Are Unappealing will be out in March of 2009. Her essays have also appeared in the anthologies Mortified: The Big Book of Angst, Have I Got A Guy For You, and Rock and Roll Cage-Match. As a performer she's appeared on Showtime's This American Life, NPR's Weekend Edition, NBC's The Today Show, and at the 10th annual H.B.O. Comedy Arts Festival. Sara hosts The Moth: Stories Told ( and teaches humor writing at Gotham Writer's Workshop. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.


The ‘reigning
queen of New York’s live storytelling scene” (Jon Ronson) and host of the hit
U.S. storytelling show, The Moth, delivers her debut standup hour. Filthy,
funny and incisive, Sara Barron skewers her husband, her child, What’s App,
herself, and, notably, a tweenage sex script she wrote way back in 1992. As
heard on The Guilty Feminist and BBC Radio 4 Extra. Contributor to Dave
Gorman’s Modern Life is Goodish."Darkly humorous… smart… acerbic” (Bust
Magazine)"Rib-tickling”(Chicago Sun-Times)"When you're not squirming,
you're laughing out loud" (L.A. Times)
On twitter at @achillesfoopz