C. J. Bartunek

C. J. Bartunek received her PhD in English from the University of Georgia and her BA from the University of Southern California. Her writing has appeared in The Smart SetPacific StandardThe Big Roundtable, and elsewhere. 


Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books, 15 August–8 November 2020, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta (featuring an interview with Andrea Davis Pinkney)

15 August–8 November 2020, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta INTRODUCTION Since spring, the coronavirus pandemic has forced art museums and galleries across the country to halt their programming, and while many have reopened, many would-be patrons remain unable to resume the travel or outings they look forward to in ordinary times. In the portfolio […]

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Agnostic Ecstasy: A Conversation with Coleman Barks

On the last evening in January 2013, I had the good fortune to stop by Coleman Barks’s home in Athens to interview him about his long poem “The VOICE inside WATER,” which appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of The Georgia Review and subsequently in his recently released collection, Hummingbird Sleep: Poems, 2009–2011 (University of […]

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