Dear Shirley: A True Story

Hinda Schuman

Paper over Board, 7 X 9 In. / 196 Pages / B&W and color photographs
ISBN 9781942084518
List Price: $45.00

“A fascinating look at coming out in the 80’s.”,
- aPhotoEditor, August 10, 2018

“...a book that uses photographs, typed letters, and hand-scribbled captions to tell its intimate, harrowing tales of love and loss.”,
- Philadelphia Inquirer, August 8, 2018

Photographs by Hinda Schuman
Foreword by Magdalena Sole and Sunil Gupta 

Dear Shirley is a first-person saga of love and loss captured over more than four decades. The photographs and text contained in this diaristic account take an unflinching look at the dissolution of two marriages: Schuman’s marriage of 10 years to Jeremy, and of 27 years to Susan.

Hinda Schuman an international award-winning photographer and was a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer for twenty years.

Magdelena Solé is an award-winning social documentary photographer.

Sunil Gupta is a photographer, artist, educator and curator focused on independent photography as a critical practice for documenting race, migration and queer issues.