Laurie Toby Edison




Debbie Notkin is the editor author of the text for Women En Large: Images of Fat Nudes and editor of the text and co-author of the keynote essay for Familiar Men: A Book of Nudes. She has worked closely with Laurie Edison since 1984 on issues of body image and visibility, writing and co-authoring numerous essays and papers that can be found in the library.

In addition to her work with Edison, she is a freelance instructional designer, and a consulting editor for Tor Books, where she is especially proud of having acquired and edited the last two books in Suzy McKee Charnas’s Holdfast Chronicle. She is on the board of the James Tiptree Jr. Literary Award Council, and edited Flying Cups and Saucers, the first anthology of Tiptree Award nominees.

She lives in Oakland, California.

Richard F. Dutcher has been an Air Force brat, a shoe salesman, a research manager, a social and peace activist, a writer, an uncle, a teacher, and is now almost a scientist. Working with Laurie Toby Edison has literally changed the way he sees.


Ctein is one of the last makers of dye transfer prints in the world and one of the finest color printers alive today. His prints reside in collections around the world, including ICP in New York, the Library of Congress, and the British royal family.

According to the editor of PHOTO Techniques Magazine: “Ctein may well be one of America’s most accomplished unknown photographers.”

Ctein is also the author of several hundred articles on photographic techniques and the book, Post Exposure — Advanced Techniques for the Photographic Printer. More information about Ctein, and his exceptional online gallery of his work can be found at