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. Before that, she grew up in a small town in northeastern North Dakota. Her writing has appeared in The Smart Set, Pacific Standard, The Big Roundtable, and elsewhere. Prior to joining The Georgia Review’s staff in June 2018, she taught as a lecturer at Piedmont College in Demorest, GA.


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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