Ted Genoways

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...
Closing chapter: VQR's Genoways resigns, Waldo celebrates
Published on Apr 4th, 2012
57 comments Prior coverage • "Turmoll at the VQR" After serving for nine years as the editor of Virginia Quarterly Review, Ted Genoways has stepped down to "concentrate on his own writing," according to a...
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...
Final days: Emails show VQR's 'awkward workplace scenario'
Published on Jan 20th, 2012
21 comments "At this point, frankly, I feel I have little protection offered by the University, and I see little or no evidence of any oversight of Ted [Genoways] by the University." – Kevin Morrissey in...
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...
Hook team plans for non-existent Pulitzer
Published on May 5th, 2011
0 comments The monster, Genoways, lives. And worse, he's winning more awards. [April 21 cover story: "Submission guidelines: Will the Fallen VQR rise again?"] Who among us can choke back their envy and attack...
Genoways stays: UVA's VQR investigation a whitewash?
Published on Oct 21st, 2010
27 comments Although UVA President Teresa Sullivan allowed VQR editor Ted Genoways to keep his job, she's called for University-wide changes by which "employee complaints about their supervisors can be taken,...
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...
VQR: Genoways in charge, staffers pull names, winter issue canceled
Published on Aug 24th, 2010
0 comments VQR editor Ted Genoways. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO Virginia Quarterly Review staffers were stunned by the news that University officials had allowed editor Ted Genoways, whom they accuse of...
Morrissey's plight: As Sullivan probes, new VQR details emerge
Published on Aug 21st, 2010
0 comments Following the suicide of Morrissey (inset), UVA president Teresa Sullivan has commissioned a "thorough review" of VQR management. HOOK COVER With the story behind the suicide of the Virginia...
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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