Jeff Gundy

Phone: 
(419) 358-3283

Author's Bio

I'm a longtime professor of English and creative writing at Bluffton University, Fulbright scholar and poet-in-residence at the University of Salzburg (2008), visiting professor at LCC International University in Klaipeda (2015). Presented Menno Simons Lectures at Bethel College (2015), Bechtel Lectures at Conrad Grebel University College (2014), Yoder Memorial Lecture at Goshen College (2013). Readings and workshops in poetry, memoir, and creative nonfiction at Antioch Writer's Workshop, U. of Cincinnati, Kent State U., and many other venues.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Abandoned Homeland
(Bottom Dog Press, 2016)
, Deerflies
(WordTech Editions, 2004)
, Flatlands
(Cleveland State University Press, 1995)
, Rhapsody with Dark Matter
(Bottom Dog Press, 2000)
, Scattering Point: The World in a Mennonite Eye
(SUNY Albany Press, 2003)
, Somewhere Near Defiance
(Anhinga Press, 2014)
, Spoken among the Trees
(Akron University Press, 2007)
, Walker in the Fog: On Mennonite Writing
(Cascadia Publishing House, 2005)
Journals: 
Exquisite Corpse, Georgia Review, North American Review, Shenandoah, The Sun
Prizes Won: 
Abandoned Homeland: shortlisted for Ohioana Book Award in Poetry, 2016 Ohio Poet of the Year, Somewhere Near Defiance, 2015 Spoken among the Trees: Society of Midland Authors Poetry Award, 2007

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
IL
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Last updated: Aug 21, 2016