Vision and Virtuosity (on Half/Mask by Roger Mitchell; Escaping the House of Certainty by Susan Ludvigson; My Brother Is Getting Arrested Again by Daisy Fried; Wind in a Box by Terrance Hayes; and This Clumsy Living by Bob Hicok)

Jeff Gundy’s recent books include Abandoned Homeland (Bottom Dog, 2015) and Somewhere Near Defiance (Anhinga, 2014), for which he was named Ohio Poet of the Year. His new work is in Brevity, Saint Katherine Review, Terrain, and Forklift, Ohio. He spent recent sabbaticals as a Fulbright lecturer in Salzburg, Austria, and at LCC International University in Klaipeda, Lithuania.