Sibling Revelry

Two sister-poets, one from Chicago and one from California, perform selections together from their poetry collections. Each has won awards–Gay, from Poets & Patrons and the Illinois State Poetry Society; Anara, from the California State Poetry Society, and a John Crowe Ransom prize. As “Sibling Revelry,” they bring laughter to pathos, empathy to childhood memories, sweetness to sorrow…

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Gay Guard-Chamberlin’s Red Thread Through a Rusty Needle explores the natural world and the collapse of eco-systems, mothers and daughters, aging, the inner life of words, and the secret lives of ordinary objects. Anara Guard’s Hand on My Heart plumbs the depths of memory and imagination, regrets, childbirth and parenting, floods and heat waves, the flight of owls, and certain love. Her second book, Kansas, Reimagined, creates personas that give voice to familiar characters found in The Wizard of Oz, and to prairie entities.

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