Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives and writes in the Arkansas Ozarks. She has an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is the author of three books, Reading Berryman to the Dog, Discount Fireworks (both Jacaranda Books) and The Mercy of Traffic, due out from Unlikely Books in April 2019 and five chapbooks, most recently They Went Down to the Beach to Play (Locofo Chaps.) See her 2018 work on line and in print in Persimmon Tree, pacificREVIEW, 2RiverView, Artemis, barzakh, Right Hand Pointing, Cider Press Review, Unlikely Stories and others and in anthologies such as In Plein Air, (Poetic License Press), Untold Arkansas (Et Alia Press) and 50/50 (Quill’s Edge Press.) She has 11 times been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and twice for the Best of Web. For more information, check her website at www.wendytaylorcarlisle.com.