Ashley Shelby


Ashley Shelby is the author of Red River Rising: The Anatomy of a Flood and the Survival of an American City. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Sierra, E: The Environmental Magazine, Gastronomica, and other outlets. She recently won the 2009 Third Coast Fiction Prize and is currently an artist fellow at the Blacklock Nature Sanctuary. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and two-year-old son, and is expecting her second child in September. She blogs at

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