September 2021 Feature Writer: Martha Cabral

Martha was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, which is unfortunate because she hates the heat. She talks about video games too much and has watched every movie you’ve never heard of. She enjoys a good story, wherever she can find one, but her writing always comes back those angst-filled teenage years. She’s currently pursuingContinue reading “September 2021 Feature Writer: Martha Cabral”

August 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Rachael Needham

Rachael Needham was born in Covington, Georgia in 1994. She has a deep love for creating, whether it’s home cooked dishes for her family or organizing a narrative on the page. Rachael was adopted and is very open about telling her story, of which she is in the process of turning into a memoir. SheContinue reading “August 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Rachael Needham”

July 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Elisa Villegas Cascardo

Born and raised in Colombia, Elisa Villegas Cascardo is a Sequential Art major who loves to tell stories through comics and occasionally writing. Elisa is inspired by tales of magical realism from Latin-American literature, as well as the storytelling and visual style of Japanese comics. She likes to explore themes related to the supernatural andContinue reading “July 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Elisa Villegas Cascardo”

June 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Chloe Polancich

Born in the Baltimore-Washington area, Chloe moved to Charleston, SC in her teens where she experienced the historically rich, and often humid, ‘old south’. She loves to create fictional worlds closely resembling our own. In her writing, Chloe strives to captivate and intrigue; she believes all great storytelling should leave its readers not only entertained,Continue reading “June 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Chloe Polancich”

May 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Aviv Tomé

Aviv Tomé grew up in San Pedro Sula, Honduras and is a proud Latina. From middle grade fiction to high fantasy stories, you’ll find all kinds of genres in her bookshelves at home and in Atlanta. As a writing student pursuing creative and dramatic writing, Aviv loves all formats of storytelling. Getting to Know MeContinue reading “May 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Aviv Tomé”

February 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Rae Henry

Rae Henry grew up in a small town in Maryland and now lives in Atlanta with her pet snake, Theseus. She fell in love with storytelling at a young age and hasn’t stopped creating her own fictional worlds since. Rae hopes to one day publish her novels that explore not just magic and science, but analysesContinue reading “February 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features Rae Henry”

January 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features AJ Firstman

 AJ Firstman is a Georgia-born writer and MFA candidate who specializes in absurdist comedy and turning dry subjects into fun, readable pieces. AJ dreams of telling stories that make people smile and help them understand the world around them. He has no other marketable skills. AJ currently lives in Atlanta with his two cats/life coachesContinue reading “January 2021: Ivy Hall Review Features AJ Firstman”

December 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Debbie Joe Johnson

Debbie Joe Johnson hails from Queens, New York and now resides in Atlanta, Georgia whilst obtaining her BFA in writing. Reading and writing are some of her earliest memories as a child. She views her art as both a savior and a reason to breathe. The one thing that keeps her grounded in this everContinue reading “December 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Debbie Joe Johnson”

November 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Brittany Higgins

Brittany Higgins is a creative entrepreneur and MFA writing candidate originally from Houston currently living in Atlanta. She uses her personal experiences in storytelling to explore the social constructs of femininity, race, culture, and human behavior. She hopes to release a volume of poetry for young black girls soon. Holy Ground To imitate pews, theContinue reading “November 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Brittany Higgins”

October 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Katey Ceccarelli

Katey Ceccarelli is an MFA writing candidate whose work has been published in Billboard, The Huffington Post, EARMILK, and Where Y’at. She resides in Atlanta with her senior rescue dog Lonnie. The Lifecycle of Junk When you’re a freshman in college, all you really care about is what you can get for free. My undergraduateContinue reading “October 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Katey Ceccarelli”

July 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Hannah Moseley

Hannah is a writer and editor specializing in narrative nonfiction and short stories. She enjoys complex sentences, postmodern literature, and fashion magazines. Hannah lives in Atlanta, GA with cat Charlie and husband Caleb. On reflection, she should change her name to Claire. And the Rain Came Down The first drops came sudden, swift, and coldContinue reading “July 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Hannah Moseley”

June 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Lucia Conkright

Lucia was born in Augusta, Georgia, and has lived there long enough to enjoy southern summers. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Writing at SCAD Atlanta. While the majority of her experience has been in journalism, Lucia’s love for writing and reading begins and ends with fiction, and she hopes to one day balanceContinue reading “June 2020: Ivy Hall Review Features Lucia Conkright”