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...
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...
VQR rising? Lit mag hires new publisher, deputy editor
Published on Dec 13th, 2011
26 comments On Monday, December 12, about fourteen months after the award-winning Virginia Quarterly Review might have appeared on the verge of extinction after an 86-year publishing streak, the University of...
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...
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...
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