Magdalena Solé is a social-documentary photographer. The tonality in her images maps the experience of her work. The photographs included in this issue will be published as part of her book New Delta Rising in 2012 by the University Press of Mississippi, in conjunction with the Dreyfus Health Foundation. Born in Spain, raised in Switzerland, Solé arrived in New York City in 1984, and lives there with her family. She speaks seven languages.