Still the Talk of the Town: Literary Work and the New Yorker (on Janet Carey Eldred’s Literate Zeal: Gender and the Making of a New Yorker Ethos; & Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence, edited by Joelle Biele)

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.