Poetry Instructor Wendy
Wendy Taylor Carlisle was born in Manhattan, raised in Bermuda, Connecticut and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and lives now in the Arkansas Ozarks in a house she built in 1980. She has an MA from The University of Arkansas and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of Reading Berryman to the Dog (Jacaranda Press, 2000) and Discount Fireworks (Jacaranda Press, 2008) and three chapbooks, After Happily Ever After, (2River Chapbook Series, #15, 2003,) The Storage of Angels, (Slow Water Press, 2008) and Persephone on the Metro (MadHat press, 2014).
She has been 11 times nominated for the Pushcart Prize and once for Best of Web. She is presently the poet in residence at the Village Writing School in Eureka Springs, AR.