Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives with her husband, 3 dogs and 2 cats on a hillside outside of Eureka Springs. She has an MA from UA, Fayetteville and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She wrote Reading Berryman to the Dog and Discount Fireworks (both Jacaranda Books) and 5 chapbooks (including They Went Down to the Beach to Play and Chap Book). Her work is available online at About Place, Nebo Journal, The Ekphrastic Review, Mom Egg Review, New Verse News, Josephine Quarterly and others. She's been nominated 11 times for the Pushcart Prize and twice for Best of Web.