Farewell Announcement

Dear subscribers, Well, we’ve been doing this for six years now, and though we’re so happy to have come so far, the time has come to bid The Ivy Bush farewell. While we love Tolkien’s works (and always will), life moves on, our circumstances change, and at this point we simply no longer have enough… Continue reading Farewell Announcement

Review: Moments of Grace and Spiritual Warfare in The Lord of the Rings

In our latest issue of The Ivy Bush, we published a review of Anne Marie Gazzolo’s book Moments of Grace and Spiritual Warfare in The Lord of the Rings, followed by an interview with the author. Read it below, and be sure to subscribe to the magazine so that you never miss an issue! Links to purchase… Continue reading Review: Moments of Grace and Spiritual Warfare in The Lord of the Rings

Our First Place Winners

We’ve announced our third- and second-place winners; now it’s time to announce the grand prize entries! Again, we’d like to thank everyone who entered for their incredible work. It was so fun seeing all the fan creations you made. But now, our grand prize winner in the Stories & Poetry category, winning a copy of The… Continue reading Our First Place Winners

Our Second Place Winners

Yesterday we announced our third place winners. Today, we announce our second place winners! In the category Stories & Poetry, our second place winner is… Nadia Lane’s poem “A Hobbit’s Diet”! What we thought: Benita: “I love the rhyming scheme in this poem.” Rachel: “This poem is so fun and playful! It has a very… Continue reading Our Second Place Winners

Our Third Place Winners

The first stage of our Party of Special Magnificence has concluded, but the second stage has commenced: The announcement of our winners! We received many incredible submissions to our contest, and hugely enjoyed reading/viewing each piece of work, but in the end, there could only be three winners in each category. So, without further ado…… Continue reading Our Third Place Winners

A Party of Special Magnificence

We’ve been publishing The Ivy Bush since August 2012 – and that means that we’re coming up on our fifth anniversary! In celebration, we are hosting a Party of Special Magnificence, otherwise known as a super-duper awesome contest. There are two categories: Stories & Poems, and Art & Cosplay. Scroll down for the full guidelines/rules… Continue reading A Party of Special Magnificence