Fatima Shaik is the author of five books set in Louisiana and a former reporter for the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Her most recent book is the short story collection What Went Missing and What Got Found (August 2015), a love letter to the entertaining, unpredictable and flawed characters who populated New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina.
Selling Off New Orleans: Gentrification and the Loss of Community 10 Years After Katrina
How long-time residents feel about the new Louisiana purchase
Black and Bengali
A new book traces the hidden story of a mixed-race community.
Chronically Displaced in NOLA
Four years after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the disaster continues.
NOLA: Priced Out of the Parade
Rising costs, lack of protection, threaten New Orleans' traditional second line marches
Mardi Gras Flame
Fear and fesitivity in New Orleans
Masking New Orleans
Christmas in New Orleans