Christy Rae Ammons

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Sarah Lawrence College
Bennington College
Discovering Cleaning Hacks, Cooking With An Air Fryer, Organization
  • In 2019, Christy received second place for coverage of local government in the New York Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, and in 2018 she was awarded a news story honorable mention.
  • Christy has recently developed a passion for homemaking and loves to learn new ways to keep her space clean and cozy, like using lemons to clean her microwave and implementing softer lighting with lamps.
  • In her free time, Christy loves to reorganize her closets and kitchen cabinets, and is looking forward to starting an herb garden on her porch.


Previously, Christy was a reporter with a local newspaper in the Bronx, The Norwood News, where she learned to interview and write compelling stories. Christy loves to cook and enjoys collecting and trying out kitchen gadgets. While working on an essay about soup dumplings, Christy discovered a love for writing about food and homemaking that brought her to House Digest.


Christy earned a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied fiction, nonfiction, journalism, poetry, and literature. She recently graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College.
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