Wed, Sep 01 | Eureka Springs

Words in the Garden with Wendy Taylor Carlisle and Charles Templeton

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Words in the Garden with Wendy Taylor Carlisle and Charles Templeton

Time & Location

Sep 01, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
Eureka Springs, 194 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA

About the Event

“Words in the Garden” is a weekly literary reading series from the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) and the Eureka Springs Carnegie Library.  Every Wednesday through the summer at 4:30 pm, a local and/or visiting WCDH writer-in-residence will present a reading and Q&A under the tent in the Eureka Springs Carnegie Library Garden at 188 Spring Street (south of the Carnegie Library Gardens Building). The readings are free and open to all. Wednesday, September 1, will feature local poet Wendy Taylor Carlisle and novelist Charles Templeton.

Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives on the backside of a hill in the Ozark Mountains. She is the author of “The Mercy of Traffic(Unlikely Books, 2019), winner of the Phillip H. McMath Post Publication Book Award, “Discount Fireworks (Jacaranda Press, 2008) and “Reading Berryman to the Dog (Jacaranda Press, 2000.) Chapbooks include “They Went to the Beach to Play (Locofo Chaps, 2016), “Chap Book” (Platypus Press, 2016), “Persephone on the Metro” (MadHat press, 2014), “The Storage of Angels” (Slow Water Press, 2008), and “After Happily Ever After” (Two River Chapbooks, 2003). Her work appears in multiple anthologies including the forthcoming “Dairy Hollow Echo” anthology of “eMerge,” the online literary magazine of the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow. Learn more about Wendy at

Charles Templeton is the author of the award-winning, bestselling novel Boot: A Sorta Novel of Vietnam. Most recently, Charles had an essay published in Dan Krotz’s collection of perspectives on death and dying, Not Dead Yet Vol 2. When Charles isn’t busy working on his next historical fiction novel, he serves on the Board of the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow. Charles also serves as the Acquisitions Editor for the Colony’s online literary magazine, eMerge. Currently, Charles is compiling an anthology of selections from eMerge. The anthology, the Dairy Hollow Echo, celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow. Proceeds raised from the Dairy Hollow Echo will go toward the WCDH Scholarship fund and eMerge. You can find more information about the author and his writing at

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