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.


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

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 library's genealogy archives move to the Main Branch more

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM History


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

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