Toni La Ree Bennett is 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. Visual work has appeared in Women Arts Quarterly (cover image plus feature artist inside), Cimarron Review (cover image), Nassau Review (upcoming) Glassworks, Gravel, Grief Diaries, Memoir, Stickman Review, Tryst, Pierian Springs, Gin Bender Poetry Review, Blue Fifth Reviewand Atomic Petals. Her work has appeared in exhibitions in the Seattle area and is in private collections and online at