Louisiana Writer Award Recipient Fatima Shaik

Economy Hall: The Hidden History of a Free Black Brotherhood By Fatima Shaik, The Historic New Orleans Collection (Prepared by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780917860805
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Published: Historic New Orleans Collection - February 25th, 2021

It is impossible to imagine New Orleans, and by extension American history, without the vibrant and singular Creole culture. In the face of an oppressive white society, members of the Soci t d'Economie et d'Assistance Mutuelle built a community and held it together through the era of slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow terrorism.

What Went Missing and What Got Found By Fatima Shaik Cover Image
ISBN: 9781883275259
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Published: Bayou Road Publishers - August 29th, 2015

A love letter to the entertaining, unpredictable and flawed characters who populated New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina, this collection of magical short stories describes the inner lives of outsiders with humor and tenderness. Set in a deep-rooted community, the book is lyrical with undertones of the blues.