Christie Matherne Hall


Christie Matherne Hall is a freelance writer, photographer, editor, and adventurer.  Before graduating from Louisiana State University's Creative Writing program in 2009, she fell in love with all manners of history and folklore, and as a result, she now suffers from a terminal compulsion to record every story that crosses her path.


Christie Matherne Hall

You can't butcher the boudin experience more

Dec 22, 2017 11:23 AM Restaurants 1 Comments


Cover art by Ellen Ogden

The literary journal redefines the Southern belle by way of poetry, prose, and visual art more

Jul 12, 2017 3:53 PM Literature

Cheniere Caminada Cemetery

Photo by Christie Matherne Hall

The surprise hurricane that carried away a community. more

Sep 27, 2016 12:02 PM History


Photos by Collin Richie

Origins of the Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade more

Jan 25, 2016 12:00 AM People & Places


Photo by Lawless Bourque

Jeff Roedel debuts his short film at the Louisiana International Film Festival this weekend more

May 5, 2015 12:00 AM People & Places

Paddling on the Mississippi River

Photo by Josh Hall

Mapping the Mississippi with River Gator and the Quapaw Canoe Company. more

Mar 1, 2015 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures


Photos by Christie Matherne Hall

Cruising down the stretch from Port Vincent to French Settlement more

Feb 24, 2015 12:00 AM People & Places


Photo by Lucie Monk

The library's genealogy archives move to the Main Branch more

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM History

Mitchell S. Jackson named as recipient of the 2014 Ernest J. Gaines Award more

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM Literature


Photo by Lucie Monk

The new LSU Health Sciences building boasts a Dale Chihuly original. more

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts


Photo by Joshua S. Hall

Local farmers use market psychology to set their harvests apart from the rest. more

Jun 24, 2014 12:00 AM Foodways


Photo by Joshua S. Hall

A profile of Ava Leavell Haymon, Louisiana's Poet Laureate more

May 23, 2014 12:00 AM People & Places


Photo by Joshua S. Hall.

Readers' choice winner of our 2014 "First Line Fiction" short story contest  more

Apr 1, 2014 12:00 AM Literature


Photo by Joshua S. Hall

Hidden on Blind River, a hand-built cypress chapel is a place of grace and quiet miracles thanks to one very devout woman more

Apr 1, 2014 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures


Photo by Joshua S. Hall

while cold-weather camping at Palmetto Island State Park more

Feb 24, 2014 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures


Joshua S. Hall

A house with nine lives on Pointe Coupee's lost Atchafalaya River Road more

Jan 28, 2014 12:00 AM House & Home


Photo by Quinn Miller

An anecdotal search for what a great wedding is made of more

Dec 26, 2013 12:00 AM People & Places


Joshua S. Hall

Monks and volunteers feed the hungry at St. Joseph Abbey more

Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM People & Places