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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jeff Gundy  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: 1952 in Flanagan, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Gundy was born in 1952 on a farm near Flanagan, Illinois. He has judged poetry manuscripts for the Illinois Arts Council.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gundy was born in 1952 on a farm near Flanagan, Illinois. In 1975 he graduated from Goshen College with a degree in English, and did masters work in creative writing and a doctorate in American literature at Indiana University in Bloomington. After teaching for four years at Hesston College in Kansas, since 1984 he has been at Bluffton College, where he is a Professor of English and former chair of the English/Language department.

Published Works

  • A Community of Memory: MY DAYS WITH GEORGE AND CLARA , University of Illinois Press , 1995
  • Scattering Point, State University of New York Press, 2003
  • Rhapsody with Dark Matter , Bottom Dog Press;, 2000
  • WALKER IN THE FOG, Cascadia Publishing House , 2005

Selected Titles At Your Library

A community of memory :
ISBN: 0252064968. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois Press,. Urbana, IL :. ©1996.

Using family photos, records, recollections, and historical research, Gundy follows seven generations through time and space: from Bavaria and Alsace to Ohio to Illinois in the 1830s; from frontier dwellings with dirt floors to homes with refrigerators.

Rhapsody with dark matter /
ISBN: 0933087659. OCLC Number:

Bottom Dog Press,. Huron, Ohio :. ©2000.

Walker in the fog :
ISBN: 1931038260. OCLC Number:

Cascadia Pub. House ;. Telford, Pa. :. ©2005.

Speaking Engagements

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