January 2017: Ivy Hall Review Features Stacy Verner

Stacy Verner is a 26-year-old writer from Charleston, South Carolina. She holds a B.A. in Magazine Journalism from The University of Georgia and is working towards her M.F.A. in Writing from SCAD. She spent the last several years working in the creative and marketing departments at various advertising agencies, although her true love lies in freelance. In addition to recently completing her first novel, Stacy enjoys finding and writing stories with a heavy emphasis on the human experience. She considers her niche to be exploring the small space between technology, science and humanity, and unearthing the everyday heroes who walk among us.

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December 2016: Ivy Hall Review Features Lauren May

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For Lauren, writing is a compulsion and has always been her preferred medium for making sense of  life. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Kentucky in 2007, and moved to Atlanta in 2015. She loves exploring spirituality and the healing arts, both ancient and modern, and has been teaching yoga for two and half years. She finds solace in improv comedy, mundane moments, and deep belly breathing.

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November 2016: Ivy Hall Review Features Jasmyne-Nicole Walker

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 Hailing from Albany, GA, Jasmyne-Nicole is a cultural rhetorician and wordsmith with a lot to say. She is also a second-year graduate student pursuing an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and New Media Writing. When she’s not playing with words, J-N can be found playing the roles of butler, awesome aunty, chef, and entertainer to her almost-two nephew, Beau, and her almost-one Pitbull-Retrievers, Treble and Bass. 

Congratulations to Jasmyne-Nicole Walker for winning the GENERATE challenge for the writing department with her creative nonfiction, Hindsight. 

GENERATE is a creative competition hosted by SCAD each year to challenge students to create completed works of art in a 24-hour period. SCAD Writing MFA candidate,  Jasmyne-Nicole, showcased her signature prose in a heart-rendering story. We’re proud to share her voice with you.

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January 2016: Ivy Hall Review Features Lauren Small

Although Lauren’s heart resides in Tennessee, she has a love affair with Atlanta, Georgia. Falling in love with the creative culture of the city she is now earning her MFA in Writing. Lauren finds inspiration in creative non-fiction and cliché dating guides. 

 

 

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April 2015: Ivy Hall Review Features Emme Raus

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Emme Raus enjoys writing realistic and historical fiction that gives readers a sense of hope. An outspoken young woman, she is also the co-copy editor for SCAD Connector and SCAN magazine and won first place for Best Column 2015 with Jen Schwartz at the Georgia College Scholastic Press Awards. She is a rising junior at SCAD and working towards a BFA in Writing with a minor in Creative Writing. Emme hopes to travel and pursue journalism by writing and editing for an arts and entertainment magazine as well as dabble in freelance work after graduation.

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February 2015: Ivy Hall Review Features Rebecca Arrowsmith

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Rebecca Arrowsmith is a student at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. Her love for stories comes from dissecting movies, admiring musicals and turning pages. After dabbling in several creative subjects, only writing turned her into a fervent artist who’s running out of computer space and should probably write in notebooks anyway.

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January 2015: Ivy Hall Review Features Jared Steinberg

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Jared Steinberg (pen name I.J Steinberg) is a New England-born multimedia writer whose love of prose and poetry is matched only by his love for deep-dish pizza and Pokémon. Jared is a student of the beats and has read everything from Kerouac to Ginsberg. He hopes to follow in their footsteps and write full-length fiction novels about his generation. Right now though Jared hopes to make his parents proud and obtain his B.F.A. in Writing. 

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