Gay has won an Honorable Mention in the Nature category from the Illinois State Poets Society 2020 National Contest for her poem Mad for the Moon. Find more of her award-winning poetry in her collection, Red Thread Through a Rusty Needle.

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A 20-minute video of Gay and Anara performing a handful of their poems is available here.

Northern California Publishers and Authors have awarded Eddie’s Choice a gold medal in the Young Adult books category for books published in 2019. Visit .

Read author Marilyn Reynolds’ blog on what Conan, from Love Rules, might be doing now, in the midst of Black Lives Matter.

Gay Guard-Chamberlin won three prizes in the 2019 annual Poets & Patrons Poetry Contest: Honorable Mentions for humorous poem for Lament and Social Conscience for Your Contract, and First Prize in poems about Chicago for Shift Change. All three poems are found in her new collection, Red Thread Through a Rusty Needle.