New Orleans Poetry Festival Reading



On April 21, 2019, the New Orleans Poetry Festival generously hosted a reading by four authors of Unlikely Books. In this video, Wendy Taylor Carlisle reads from her Unlikely Book, The Mercy of Traffic.



Wendy Taylor Carlisle

Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives and works in the Arkansas Ozarks. She is the author of five chapbooks and four books, including The Mercy of Traffic, (Unlikely Books, 2019) and On the Way to the Promised Land Zoo to be published later this year (, Allahabad, India.) Her work appears in the recent anthologies, Untold Arkansas (EtAlia Press, 2018,) 50/50 (Quills Edge Press, 2018), Star 82 Review Pocket Poems, 2019 and​ Fiolet and Wing (Liminal Books, 2019.) For more information, check her web site at


Edited for Unlikely by Jonathan Penton, Editor-in-Chief
Last revised on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 00:50