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Christie Matherne Hall

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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.

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Kourtney Zimmerman

Paddling through the eerie beauty of the Amite River more

Outdoor Adventures

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Christie Matherne Hall

Between 1796 and 1905, sixty-seven yellow summers transpired in New Orleans, during which roughly fifty thousand people died. more

History

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Christie Matherne Hall

You can't butcher the boudin experience more

Restaurants 1 Comments

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Cover art by Ellen Ogden

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

Literature

Cheniere Caminada Cemetery

Photo by Christie Matherne Hall

The surprise hurricane that carried away a community. more

History

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Photos by Collin Richie

Origins of the Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade more

People & Places

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Photo by Lawless Bourque

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

People & Places

Paddling on the Mississippi River

Photo by Josh Hall

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

Outdoor Adventures

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Photos by Christie Matherne Hall

Cruising down the stretch from Port Vincent to French Settlement more

People & Places

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Photo by Lucie Monk

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

Visual & Performing Arts

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

Literature

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Photo by Lucie Monk

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

History

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Photo by Joshua S. Hall

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

Foodways

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Photo by Joshua S. Hall

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

People & Places

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Photo by Joshua S. Hall.

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

Literature

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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

Outdoor Adventures

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Photo by Joshua S. Hall

while cold-weather camping at Palmetto Island State Park more

Outdoor Adventures

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Joshua S. Hall

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

House & Home

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Photo by Quinn Miller

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

People & Places

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Joshua S. Hall

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

People & Places