Readings in Alabama and Louisiana


In October 2019, Wendy Taylor Carlisle (author of The Mercy of Traffic, Unlikely Books, 2019), Jeff Weddle (author of Citizen Relent, Unlikely Books, 2019), and dan raphael (author of Manything, Unlikely Books, 2019), read their poetry on a five-city mini-tour in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette, Louisiana. The footage in this video is from Wendy Taylor Carlisle's performances in Baton Rouge and Tuscaloosa.



Wendy Taylor Carlisle

Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives and writes in the Arkansas Ozarks. She is the author of four books, Reading Berryman to the Dog, Discount Fireworks and The Mercy of Traffic and On the Way to the Promised Land Zoo, and five chapbooks. See her work on line and in print and in recent anthologies Untold Arkansas, 50/50, Fiolet and Wing: an Anthology of Domestic Fabulist Poetry, Purifying Wind and Poems in the Time of Coronavirus (PITTOC) Vol 2. For more information, check her web site at


Edited for Unlikely by Jonathan Penton, Editor-in-Chief
Last revised on Monday, October 12, 2020 - 23:36