Where Do We Discover What We Believe? (on Cooling Time: An American Poetry Vigil by C. D. Wright; The Night Sky: Writings on the Poetics of Experience by Ann Lauterbach; Poetry and What Is Real by Richard Tillinghast; Distant Reading: Performance, Readership, and Consumption in Contemporary Poetry by Peter Middleton; and The Extravagant: Crossings of Modern Poetry and Modern Philosophy by Robert Baker)

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