Oregon Author Writes Hurricane Katrina Novel

May 31, 2016

Novels are still a rarity on The Exchange, but we could not turn down Ellen Urbani

House and truck, Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans.
Credit Infrogmation of New Orleans/Wikimedia

Her latest work of fiction, Landfall, is based on events in the real world, including Hurricane Katrina. 

Urbani's work as a therapist adds a dimension of trauma and recovery to the work. 

Urbani speaks at the Eugene Public Library on Saturday June 4th; she visits by phone in advance.