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Winter 2013: Artwork

Art Section Artworkfor - Winter 2013 Issue


Our Winter 2013 edition features paintings by Anne John and Huon Quach and photographs by Betty Joe Armstrong and Jean Harkin. Each presents a unique way of looking at the people we love and the world we inhabit. Even if you have not seen these particular views before, you will recognize them, it – and you.

Featured Art by Tonia Twigger McConnell

We've used Tonia's photographs to accompany each of our section’s introductions. To view a larger, un-cropped version and read more about the artwork, click on an image in the gallery below. Tonia's biography follows.

I am a lifelong learner, teacher, traveler, photographer and writer. I tell stories using words and images. Both writing and photography help me bear witness to memorable moments. The writer in me is restless and pouty, never quite satisfied. The photographer is peaceful and curious, patient and playful. One day, I hope my photographer will teach my writer to chill.

Find more of Tonia's work  here.

Enjoy a sampling of Tonia Twigger McConnell's work in VoiceCatcher's Featured Artist Gallery:

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Enjoy the richness: thirteen poets, nineteen poems, and a diversity of style and craft.


Three memoirists share their emotional truths in these slices-of-life.


Our featured artist, as well as painters and photographers, provide colorful visions that will leave you seeing the world in new ways.

Young Voices

Three emerging writers share talent and creativity far beyond their years.


Learn more about the contributors who make us proud of our Winter 2013 edition.

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        A Convention of Ordinary Astophysicists Attends by Jodie Marion

        A Father's Love by Darlene Pagán

        Before Going to Murder by the Book, We Stop at Zell's by Carol Frischmann

        Decomposition by Pat Phillips West

        Dream by Jodie Marion

        Fishtail by Margaret Chula

        From the 7th Floor of Doernbecher Children's Hospital by Larina Warnock

        Inside the Basilica del Voto Nacional, Quito, Ecuador by Stella Jeng Guillory

        Interview with My Mother by Cindy Williams Gutiérrez

        Mail Call by Darlene Pagán

        Midnight Choices by Kathryn Ridall

        My First Butcher by Barbara Drake

        On the Banks of the Indian River by Jodie Marion

        Placental Abruption by Larina Warnock

        Playboys by Andrea Hollander

        Saturday Visitation by Kelly Running

        The Blizzard of '78 by Darlene Pagán

        The Hundred Names of Love by Annie Lighthart

        The Old Life by Andrea Hollander


        Bennett's Outing by Julia Clark Salmon

        Whale by Lyssa Tall Anolik

        Wisdom Tree by Julie Rogers


        Man with Chicken by Anne John

        Ancient Abstract by Anne John

        Blowing Bubbles by Betty Joe Armstrong

        Stormscape by Jean Harkin

        Nick's Jays by Huon Quach

        Diptych by Huon Quach


        Different by Emily Boring

        Old Clock by Erin Blackburn

        Drink by Julien Signorini