The Woven Tale Press, the premier online hub for literature and visual arts, brings together notable artists and writers seeking to share their work more broadly with communities actively in quest of unique voices and compelling perspectives.

Patrick Hughes

Patrick Hughes creates small-scale watercolor paintings that are both subtle and complex. “Composition 65” is one of many works appearing in WTP Vol. VII #6.

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DOTTORESSA by Susan Levenstein

Dottoressa is not your typical autobiography. Susan Levenstein’s cross-cultural perspective in her engaging memoir creates an in-depth comparison of two healthcare systems as well as two lifestyles.

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David Wheldon

David Wheldon’s short stories have been published regularly by WTP. Read his latest, “Strait-Jacket and Padded-Cell,” appearing in WTP Vol. VII #6.

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Chehalis Hegner

Chehalis Hegner is a former professional musician who turned to photography after losing sight in her left eye. In her Source Code series, she “present[s] the purity of spheres in an organic, mysterious, and sometimes haunting landscape.”

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Jo Stealey

Fiber artist Jo Stealey, whose work appears in the WTP summer magazine, speaks to her coming retirement, her recently renovated studio, and her creative process.

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On Aphorisms

A selection by DeWitt Henry of thirty paragraphs on writing, the writer’s life, and aphorisms themselves from Richard Kostalanetz’s A WRITER’S TORAH.

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Writing: Peel Back Your Protagonist’s Mask

You think you know your main character so well. You know where she came from, where he went to school, the name of her chosen dagger, and why he never goes to bed before three in the morning. But if you think you know everything there is to know about your character, think again. To


Illussions I & II Painting By Audra Weaser

By Audra Weaser

Illusions I & II Diptych: acrylic, metallic paint, mixed media on panel, 483″ x 96″

See her work in June’s issue of The Woven Tale Press



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Beth Kephart, author of Tell The Truth. Make it Matter.

“Even more compelling than its gorgeous layout and sumptuous production quality, is the editorial aesthetic of The Woven Tale Press. Brilliant visual and literary art is presented with exquisite sensitivity. These pages are saturated with color and filled with intoxicating stories and poems. The Woven Tale Press offers genuine art: original, provocative, raw.

Sari Friedman, author

“I love The Woven Tale Press. It’s a neat little journal curating the best of contemporary art and literature.”

— Claire Meadows, poet and Editor-in-Chief/Founder of After Nyne Magazine

“Discovering The Woven Tale Press was like finding a sparkling gem in the ‘cybershere sandbox.’ It’s presentation of visual and literary arts is a treasure trove of creativity.  It is such a wonderful opportunity for those of us looking to join the creative conversation, and to learn from others.”

Carolyn Land, multi-medium artist

“You know that bad feeling you have when you think of all of the great art and writing that are bypassing your attention, escaping your notice?  Now we have The Woven Tale Press, one last Hail Mary Pass to catch, one last chance to get the best of what’s about to be missed, and I’m grateful.”

Beth Ann Fennelly, Mississippi Poet Laureate

“What strikes me about The Woven Tale Press is the way themes appear in each issue, without ever being named. The editors are clever and subtle with their juxtapositions of written and visual imagery, so that you have no choice but to make new connections between the works.”

Paula Goldman, photographer

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