The Ways People Live (on Venita Blackburn’s Black Jesus and Other Superheroes: Stories; Jenn Scott’s Her Adult Life: Stories; Margaret Benbow’s Boy into Panther and Other Stories; Tony Ardizzone’s The Arab’s Ox: Stories of Morocco; and Lee Upton’s Visitations: Stories)

Jeff Gundy’s seven books of poems include Abandoned Homeland (Bottom Dog, 2015) and Somewhere Near Defiance (Anhinga, 2014)—for which he was named Ohio Poet of the Year. His most recent prose book is Songs from an Empty Cage: Poetry, Mystery, Anabaptism, and Peace (Cascadia, 2013). A 2008 Fulbright lecturer at the University of Salzburg, Gundy teaches at Bluffton University