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C. Morgan Babst


C. Morgan Babst

C. Morgan Babst studied writing at NOCCA, Yale and NYU. Her essays and short fiction have appeared in such journals as the Oxford American, Guernica, the Harvard Review, LitHub and the New Orleans Review, and her piece “Death Is a Way to Be” was honored as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2016. She evacuated New Orleans one day before Hurricane Katrina made landfall. After 11 years in New York, she now lives in New Orleans with her husband and child.

Books by C. Morgan Babst

by C. Morgan Babst - Fiction

In this gorgeous debut novel set in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, three generations of the Boisdoré family --- suddenly fractured along the lines of race and class --- must figure out what they can salvage of their lives and their beloved home, and what they can build out of what remains.