Shepherd Express: “Jennifer Shaw’s Stunning Pictures Tell ‘Hurricane Story'”

Jenni Herrick, reviewer at Milwaukee alternative weekly Shepherd Express, took a look at Hurricane Story in advance of Jen’s reading this Thursday:

“Hurricane Story is a visual narrative that combines simple prose with stunning photography to illustrate one woman’s staggering flight from New Orleans amid the disaster of Katrina—a memoir made even more sensational by the fact that Shaw gave birth to her son on the day the hurricane struck. There are many chronicles following New Orleans residents who were forced to abandon the flooded city and later returned for a bittersweet homecoming, but Hurricane Story is unique in its use of images of light and form to add meaning and depth to the devastating impact of the storm.”

Read the full review here.