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Staff &
Contributing Authors

Meredith Gernigin
Lead Editor

Business strategist and serial entrepreneur with a passion for history, economics, and antiques. When she travels, she’s accompanied by Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History podcast, Alison Weir’s nonfiction publications, and anything by Will and Ariel Durant. She lives in a restored Victorian home outside of St. Louis with her husband, toddler, three fat cats, and zazzy Cairn terrier.

Madeline Runyon
Managing Editor

Princess Diana enthusiast, live music lover, and stereotypical Scorpio. When she’s not writing about construction or ranting about SEO, she enjoys record collecting, spending time with her partner, and walking around her beautiful historic hometown, Alton, IL.

Chantel Harvey
Creative Director

Chantel Harvey has worked in the photographic industry for over 15 years creating portraiture of women and families across the United States. She is raising a blended family of three sassy daughters and three lovely gentlemen and aspires to own a hobby farm for her growing family. She loves hiking and playing with her black lab, Moo. Chantel’s portraiture work can be found on her website and Facebook



Samantha Rife
Consulting Historian

Lead Researcher at SJR Research & Property Tales, Rife spent much of her early life dedicated to the recreation of historical garments and costume consulting. Rife has worked on everything history- from non-fictional publications to tier one museum installations. True to her passion, her office is located in the heart of historical Gettysburg, PA.

August Buck
Contributing Author

August is an Oregon-based author with BFA in theatre arts who uses their acting experience to inform their personal writing style. When they aren’t writing long-form SEO articles or their fantasy novel, August enjoys camping with their childhood sweetheart and Chihuahua mix named Sonny. They are also an avid home chef, perfecting countless recipes in a well-seasoned cast iron skillet.

Heather McConnell
Contributing Author

Author and opera singer based in Philadelphia, PA. Her work is featured in a variety of books and online publications, notably receiving a Mellon Grant for her article, ” ‘And if any person will meddle in my cause:’ Anne Boleyn, Music, and Sexism.” Heather holds a MM in Voice Performance and a BM in Music with a History minor. She loves trying new recipes, cuddling up with a good book, and exploring the city of brotherly love with her fiancé.  

Noa Levitt
Contributing Author

Writer and urban-legend enthusiast Noa holds a MA in Literature. She balances full-time publication contribution with her seasonal passions (home brewing, climbing, and hockey). She lives with her sister in Albany Park, Chicago and can be found on the “El” devouring NYT best-sellers or listening to Last Podcast On The Left during her commute.

Jewel Walcott
Contributing Author

 NYC enthusiast and museum lover with ghost-written contributions for top publications (Vogue, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest). She lives with her two King Charles Spaniels- Toulouse and Bobo. 

Lia Flores
Contributing Author

Plant mama and stationary aficionado who loves teaching aerial silks and rainy nights. She loves the smell of cats coming in from the snow, the sound of the cello, and the feel of cashmere. She is working towards her Masters in music therapy and one day looks to open a holistic healing institute in the pacific northwest. 

Makayla Hill
Contributing Author