MFA, University of California, Irvine
MFA, University of Idaho
A New England native, Zana graduated from Wellesley College in 2005 with a B.A. in English. She went on to earn her M.F.A in fiction at the University of California, Irvine, an M.F.A. in poetry at the University of Idaho, and served as the 2014 Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Penn State Altoona. She taught English literature in independent schools and universities across the country, from Washington D.C. to California. Most recently, Zana taught at The Ellis School in Pittsburgh, PA. At Taft, Zana teaches English, coaches thirds field hockey, and lives in town with her husband Ryan.