Anke's work has been published by the Frost Meadow Review, the Writer’s of Kern Anthology 2018, the Southern California Writer’s Association, the Denver Catholic Register, four collections in the “Writing” series from the Southern San Joaquin Valley in California, and in several online literary journals.

She facilitates an ongoing Poetry Critique Group and offers the workshop,  "The Practice of Poetry" as a tool for healing. Her work in this area has been received by children, teenagers, and adults.

She resides in California's central San Joaquin Valley, with her partner, Judy Long.