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)—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