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PLOP! on Hurricane Story

Cara Diaconoff reviewed Hurricane Story today on the PLOP! literary review blog. PLOP! is a Seattle-based “performing and online media project designed to promote cultural literacy and education as an opportunity for public engagement in the arts.” “Hurricane Story is a miniature—an unabashed miniature, at once polite and audacious in its insistence on the importance […]

Southern Photography Reviews Hurricane Story

Southern Photography, a wonderful blog highlighting work by fine art photographers in the American south curated by John N. Wall, posted a very thoughtful review of Hurricane Story today: “The images in this body of work are playful and eerie, menacing and reassuring. disturbing and mundane. They are honest, truthful, hopeful, and engaging. They are […]

Jennifer Shaw on WWNO’s “The Reading Life”

Jennifer was on New Orleans NPR affiliate WWNO’s “The Reading Life” with Susan Larson today for a wonderful interview about Hurricane Story. Jen talked with Susan about the true story behind Hurricane Story, her techniques for imagining and creating the photographs in the book, and what’s coming next. Listen to the interview here– the segment […]

HolgaDirect Interviews Jennifer Shaw

HolgaDirect, the website dedicated to all things Holga, shared an exclusive interview with Jennifer today. She discusses HURRICANE STORY, her inspirations, tools, and much more. “Look at everything. Find a subject you are passionate about and pursue it like crazy.” Read the interview here, and be sure to enter the accompanying giveaway to win a […]

Brainpickings: Haunting Analog Photos of Katrina Memories

We’re thrilled to see today that Brainpickings, the well-curated blog by Maria Popova that features topics in design, art, culture and everything that just makes us pause to think, featured a post on Hurricane Story today: “Hurricane Story is part memoir, part fairy tale, part poetic story of exile and homecoming, told through 46 beautiful, […]

“The Lake Effect” Welcomes Jennifer Shaw

On the tail end of her whirlwind Midwest vacation, Jen stopped by the studios of Milwaukee Public Radio and NPR affiliate WUWM to sit down and talk about Hurricane Story, her art and more with “Lake Effect” host Mitch Teich. Hear the full interview online here!

Hurricane Story meets “The Morning Blend”

The love from Milwaukee just keeps pouring in! WTMJ-4, Milwaukee’s NBC affiliate, welcomed Jen to their morning talk show, “The Morning Blend” today to share photographs from Hurricane Story and share her stories behind the book. Check out Jen’s wonderful interview at the show’s website.

Josh Neufeld on Hurricane Story

Josh Neufeld, author of A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge and all-around amazing comic journalist, has been a supporter of Hurricane Story from its early days, even graciously providing a wonderful blurb. He recently took a look at the new hardcover edition, and had some very nice things to say on his blog: “Hurricane Story […]

Jennifer Shaw on “Milwaukee Midweek”

The huge outpouring of support for Hurricane Story during Jen’s visit to Milwaukee, Wisconsin came as a wonderful surprise. The city truly was excited to see one of it’s own return for a special homecoming to celebrate the book! 91.7 WMSE warmly welcomed Jen to talk about Hurricane Story, her art, and her experiences growing […]

ThirdCoast Digest: A Conversation with Jennifer Shaw

ThirdCoast Digest: A Conversation with Jennifer Shaw

Erin Petersen of Milwaukee arts paper ThirdCoast Digest posted an interview with Jen today in a lovely piece in advance of her reading and launch event for Hurricane Story in Milwaukee. “It was hugely cathartic to be able to process the experience through a creative art project. The time that I was working on [Hurricane […]