Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives with her husband, three dogs and two cats in a hillside home they built in the Ozarks. She loves everything about her homestate except Arkansas politics. She has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is the author of Reading Berryman to the Dog and Discount Fireworks (both Jacaranda Books.) and three chapbooks with a fourth from Platypus Press, UK, this month. Her work is widely available online in Forage Poetry Journal, Dime Show Review, Kentucky Review and Rat’s Ass Review with work forthcoming in Cider Press Review, Lost River Review and others. For more information and links check her website at www.wendytaylorcarlisle.com.