Essays & Articles on the Web:

Various in Asheville’s Mountain Xpress, including an Aug. 2015 cover story on food philosophies in Asheville.

Earth Flavors, a collection of 21 profiles of local growers and ingredients in Western North Carolina. Press release on the launch of that project here.

My Partner, His Voice, Our Daughter” in Schwa Fire

“Bowing Before Gods: A Yovo Encounters Voodoo in Benin” in Newfound Journal

Chickens and Tea in Azerbaijan” in Perceptive Travel

The Ride of a Lifetime: Mountain Biking Down the World’s Most Dangerous Road” in Perceptive Travel

Long Form

Carla’s first book, The Sophisticated Savage, was published in 2009. It’s based on her experiences in Ecuador in 2001 and 2005.

…Carla Seidl presents fascinating insights about the simplicity of life and happiness. “The Sophisticated Savage” is an intriguing read, highly recommended.” –Midwest Book Review

The Sophisticated Savage can be purchased online in paperback or as a digital download from Lulu.com. It is now also available from Amazon.com and from Barnes and Noble as a NOOK eBook.

To read a 2015 review of this book (in Spanish) in the Ecuadorian journal La Revista out of GuayaquĆ­l, click here.