Hurricane Katrina in fiction

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Hurricane Katrina has been featured in a number of works of fiction. This article is an ongoing effort to list the many books, movies, television shows, pop songs and comics that feature Hurricane Katrina as an event in the plot.

Books including Short Story Collections[edit]

  • 1 Dead in Attic by Chris Rose
  • A Little Bit Ruined by Patty Friedmann
  • All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
  • Babylon Rolling by Amanda Boyden
  • Blink of an Eye by Rexanne Becnel
  • City of Refuge by Tom Piazza
  • Darker Angels by MLN Hanover
  • Dogs Gone Wild: After Hurricane Katrina by Theresa D. Thompson
  • Down in the Flood by Kenneth Abel
  • First The Dead: A Bug Man Novel by Tim Downs
  • Hurricane Katrina--what Really Happened by Nathaniel Jones
  • Hurricane Song by Paul Volponi
  • Jesus Out to Sea by James Lee Burke
  • Last Known Victim by Erica Spindler
  • Life in the Wake: Fiction from Post-Katrina New Orleans by the writers of
  • Lost and Betrayed (An American Tale): A Fictional Tale of Hurricane Katrina by Sly Fleming
  • Map Of Moments by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon
  • Misisipi by Michael Reilly
  • Murder in the Rue Chartres by Greg Herren
  • New Orleans Noir edited by Julie Smith
  • Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans by Dan Baum
  • Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes (adolescent literature)
  • One D.O.A., One on the Way by Mary Robison
  • Playing the Angel by Kenneth Womack
  • Revacuation by Brad Benischek
  • Rooftop Diva: A Novel of Triumph After Katrina by D. T. Pollard
  • Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
  • "Slab" by Selah Saterstrom
  • Storm Surge: A Novel of Hurricane Katrina by Ramsey Coutta
  • Taken Away by Patty Friedmann
  • "The Passage" by Justin Cronin
  • The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel by James Lee Burke
  • Tubby Meets Katrina by Tony Dunbar
  • Voodoo Storm: Hurricane Katrina, Death and Mystery in New Orleans by Davis Temple
  • What Remained of Katrina: A Novel of New Orleans by Kelly Jameson
  • Zeitoun by Dave Eggers


Comic books and graphic novels[edit]


"Katrina" by Rashit Suleymanov Bronze, 2005



Television series[edit]



  1. ^ "Waters Rising (2007)". Rotten Tomatoes. 2007. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Waters Rising (2007)". Yahoo! Movies. 2007. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Drama dead in heat of New Orleans summer? No way". The Times-Picayune. July 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ "World Premiere of THE HURRICANE KATRINA COMEDY FESTIVAL at Fringe NYC, 8/13-8/29". Broadway World. Aug 8, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Fringe Festival Review: The Hurricane Katrina Comedy Festival", Aug. 15, 2010, Time Out New York.
  6. ^ "Fringe Festival Journal: ‘The Hurricane Katrina Comedy Festival’", David Rooney, Aug. 17, 2010, New York Times.

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