Writings

Read Anara’s poem “Respite” which won first prize from the California State Poetry Society. (Search on her name or scroll scroll scroll to find it.)

Her short story, “Crossing the River,” is contained in the 2021 anthology, Twenty Twenty: 43 stories from a year like no other. 

Anara and her sister, Gay Guard-Chamberlin, perform “Sibling Revelry” on a Zoom video.

Click to download a short story, “Stagestruck” published in The Ear, 2017.

“Stray” — a short story about a woman who cheats on her husband with a cat. Published in the 2017 issue of Gold Man Review.

A number of Anara’s poems can be read on Verse Wrights

Sirsee: The Gift of Harvest published her poem “The Gift” in their inaugural issue.

Her poetry has also been published in California Quarterly from the California State Poetry Society, Voices 2020 from Cold River Press, The Wild Word, Hika, Convergence, and Late Peaches, an anthology of Sacramento poets.