Jeff Gundy poetry reading

Author Jeff Gundy will host a reading of his original poetry on Friday, Feb. 21, from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Guilford Parlor.

Gundy has recently published his eighth book of poetry, Without a Plea. Earlier books include Abandoned Homeland (Bottom Dog, 2015) and Somewhere Near Defiance (Anhinga, 2014), for which he was named Ohio Poet of the Year. The recipient of multiple Ohio Arts Council grants and Bechtel, Yoder, and Menno Simons lectureships, he is an accomplished writer whose work has been published in numerous journals. A 2008 Fulbright lecturer at the University of Salzburg, he teaches writing and literature at Bluffton University in Ohio.

This event, co-sponsored by Writers House, is free and open to the public.