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Anara Guard

Anara Guard grew up in Chicago where her first job was tending the corner newsstand for a penny a minute while Carl the Newspaper Man ate his lunch at Steinways. She later worked in a thrift shop, pharmacy, check clearinghouse, food co-op, community radio station, small town library, and as a maid at a resort on the shores of Lake Michigan. Remedies for Hunger is her second collection of stories. Anara studied writing at the Urban Gateways Young Writers Workshop of Chicago with Kathleen Agena,...See more