Ilise S. Carter

As an award-winning writer, Ilise S. Carter’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The AV Club, Playboy, O Magazine, and other outlets. As the Lady Aye, she is one of fewer than three dozen living female sword swallowers, who’s worked with everyone from Cirque de Soleil to Rob Zombie and been called one of “the masters of modern sideshow,” by Sideshow World.

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