Taste and the Open Door (on The Poetry Anthology, 1912-2002: Ninety Years of America’s Most Distinguished Verse Magazine, edited by Joseph Parisi and Stephen Young; Dear Editor: A History of Poetry in Letters: The First Fifty Years, 1912-1962, edited by Joseph Parisi and Stephen Young; and Poets of the New Century, edited by Roger Weingarten and Richard Higgerson)

Jeff Gundy’s sixth and seventh books of poems are Somewhere Near Defiance (Anhinga, 2015) and Abandoned Homeland (Bottom Dog, 2016); he was named Ohio Poet of the Year for the former and a finalist for the Ohioana Poetry Award for the latter. Recent poems and essays are in the Sun, Cincinnati Review, Mid-American Review, Nimrod, and Image. After a 2015 sabbatical at LCC International University in Klaipeda, Lithuania, he has returned to teach at Bluffton University in Ohio.