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 seven books of poems include Abandoned Homeland (Bottom Dog, 2015) and Somewhere Near Defiance (Anhinga, 2014); he was named Ohio Poet of the Year for the latter. His most recent prose book is Songs from an Empty Cage: Poetry, Mystery, Anabaptism, and Peace (Cascadia, 2013). His essays and poems can be found in the Sun, Kenyon Review, Forklift, OhioChristian Century, Image, Cincinnati Review, Terrain, and many other journals—including GR. A 2008 Fulbright lecturer at the University of Salzburg, Gundy teaches at Bluffton University in Ohio.