That Cactus Smile CStoddard.jpg

Christine Stoddard

Christine Stoddard is a writer, artist, and founding Quail Bell Magazine editor. Her work has appeared in the Queens Museum, the Condé Nast Building, the New York Transit Museum, and beyond. 

first photo for back cover.jpg

Cathy Murphy

Cathy’s career in photography spans more than three decades and includes documentary, advertising and fine art photography. Cathy began her photographic studies at Monterey Peninsula College in 1972. In 2005, Cathy’s first major photographic exhibit of Cesar Chavez and the farm workers was shown at the National Cesar E. Chavez Foundation Center, in Keene, California. The exhibit has traveled to University of Arizona, Pasadena City College, Stony Brook University, the Martin Luther King Jr. Labor Center and Columbia University.