Kevin Morrissey

Tale of Woe II: Deceased VQR editor's family files $10 million lawsuit
Published on Jul 30th, 2012
49 comments The family of former Virginia Quarterly Review managing editor Kevin Morrissey, who took his own life two years ago following documented tensions at the magazine, including alleged psychological...
Bully buster? VQR spurs UVA launch of 'respectful workplace'
Published on Feb 22nd, 2012
12 comments A year-and-a-half after the suicide of the Virginia Quarterly Review's managing editor Kevin Morrissey launched a national debate about whether it was the scene of workplace bullying, UVA President...
The bully pulpit: Documentary explores VQR tragedy
Published on Aug 12th, 2011
15 comments Last summer, the tragic suicide of Virginia Quarterly Review managing editor Kevin Morrissey, who made a 911 call reporting his own shooting down by the Coal Tower on former UVA president John...
Conflicting tales: The unfolding tragedy at the VQR
Published on Oct 20th, 2010
57 comments The Hook has new details on the VQR tragedy.PHOTO ILLUSTRATION "911," the dispatcher says. "Hi," says the male caller. "You need to send a police car and an ambulance to the dirt road that runs off...
Sullivan announces 'thorough' investigation of VQR operations
Published on Aug 19th, 2010
0 comments With the story behind the suicide of the Virginia Quarterly Review's managing editor Kevin Morrissey making national news today, new UVA president Teresa Sullivan has released a statement addressing...
Tale of Woe: The death of the VQR's Kevin Morrissey
Published on Aug 18th, 2010
650 comments On John Casteen’s last official day in office as the president of the University of Virginia, a tragic story, one fit for the pages of the award-winning literary journal that he nurtured, began to...
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