Robert Guard has been published in Harpur Palate, Amoskeag, Chaffin Journal, California Quarterly, Clackamas Literary Review, DASH, Nixes Mate Review, Poet Lore, riverSedge, The Round, and others. Robert attended the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop and studied under David Baker and Rosanna Warren. He worked for thirty-five years in advertising as a writer and creative director. Robert teaches yoga and has an energy healing practice. He also conducts workshops on various health and fitness topics including meditation and stress reduction.