Photo by  Kael Alford

Photo by Kael Alford

Anna Badkhen has spent most of her life in the Global South. Her immersive investigations of the world's iniquities have yielded six books of literary nonfiction. She has written about a dozen wars on three continents, and her essays and dispatches appear in periodicals and literary magazines such as the New York Review of BooksGrantaThe CommonGuernica and the New York Times. She is at work on her first novel.