Sibling Revelry

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

Join them online for writing workshops on the last Wednesday of the month, October through March. Workshops are two hours long and cost $20; registration payment may be sent via Paypal to either sister or to New Wind Publishing. Questions? Contact


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.

Find the latest Sibling Revelry events here.



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