Can White Guys Write? (on Paper Trails: Essays by Michael Dorris; A Geometry of Lilies: Life and Death in an American Family by Steven Harvey; A Place That’s Known by Michael Pearson; and Inheritance of Horses by James Kilgo)

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.