Toni La Ree Bennett is both a photographer and writer. She attended the University of Washington where she received a Ph.D. in English and a Certificate in Photography. She was lucky enough to study with Mary Ellen Mark in Oaxaca, Mexico. Her visual work has appeared in Women Arts Quarterly (cover), Cimarron Review (cover), Nassau Review (upcoming), Glassworks, Gravel, Grief Diaries, Memoir, Stickman Review, Tryst, Pierian Springs, Gin Bender Poetry Review, Blue Fifth Review, and Atomic Petals. Her work has appeared in many exhibitions in the Seattle area, is in private collections and online.