Leah Zani is a public anthropologist and poet based in Oakland, California. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine, in 2017 and researches and writes on the social impact of war. Zani is the author of Bomb Children and Strike Patterns. Her work has appeared in American Anthropologist, Environmental Humanities, Kenyon Review Online, Stone of Madness, and Consequence magazine, among others. Follow her on Twitter @leah_zani.