Beth Shelburne is an investigative journalist and writer based in Birmingham, Alabama. Her work is focused on criminal and social justice, mass incarceration, mental illness and substance use.
Work Sample 1 Description
A narrative journalism piece about the impact of Alabama's habitual felony offender law.
Work Sample 1
Work Sample 2 Description
A reported essay about a tour of Angola Prison in Louisiana.
Work Sample 3 Description
An op-ed about the suicide crisis in U.S. jails and prisons.
Work Sample 3
Areas of Focus