When the Water Came: Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina by Cynthia Hogue and Rebecca Ross

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When the Water Came gathers the intimate recollections of 11 Louisiana and Mississippi residents and the unforgettable details of their lives during and after Hurricane Katrina. Poet Cynthia Hogue and photographer Rebecca Ross convey the experience of a cross section of evacuees, their journeys from the Gulf Coast to the Arizona desert, and their efforts to make new lives.

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When the Water Came gathers the intimate recollections of 11 Louisiana and Mississippi residents and the unforgettable details of their lives during and after Hurricane Katrina. Poet Cynthia Hogue and photographer Rebecca Ross convey the experience of a cross section of evacuees, their journeys from the Gulf Coast to the Arizona desert, and their efforts to make new lives.

CYNTHIA HOGUE has published seven collections of poetry, most recently Or Consequence in 2010. Among her honors are an NEA in poetry, the H.D. Fellowship at the Beinecke Library at Yale University, a residency at the MacDowell Colony, and the Witter Bynner Translation Residency Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute.

REBECCA ROSS has exhibited her photographs in venues such as the Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City; Houston Center for Photography; Eye Gallery, San Francisco; and Canon Photo Gallery, Amsterdam. She is the recipient of an Artist Fellowship and Artist Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Her work has been collected by Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, and Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center inAustin, Texas, among others.

 

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Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 9 × .5 in

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