Editor's Note

Two cartoonists win
Published on Jul 8th, 2004
0 comments The Hook is pleased to note that two of the national cartoons we publish won awards in the annual contest of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. "Slow Wave" by Jesse Reklaw won first place,...
Goodbye Kiem; hello Hitchcock
Published on Jul 1st, 2004
0 comments With this issue, the Hook bids adieu to Words editor Elizabeth Kiem, who is moving to New York to take up residence at the center of the publishing universe. Longtime Central Virginia writer Susan...
Act II in 'Performance'
Published on Jun 10th, 2004
0 comments Published June 10, 2004, in issue 0323 of The Hook The Hook's Culture section welcomes Robert Armengol as the new Performance editor. He comes to us today with a wry report on Ulysses (see page 37)...
Regime change in 'Performance
Published on Jun 3rd, 2004
0 comments The Hook's Culture section is losing the writing talents of Performance editor Stephen Boykewich. He has just graduated from UVA's MFA fiction program and having won a Fulbright grant, he has headed...
Siler takes charge
Published on Apr 15th, 2004
0 comments Published April 15, 2004, in issue #0315 of the Hook With this issue, we welcome our new proofreader, Jeanne Nicholson Siler. A veteran in Virginia journalism, she has written for the Daily Progress...
Coudenhove's leaving
Published on Apr 1st, 2004
0 comments Due to a family emergency, The Hook has lost the weekly talents of "Walkabout" columnist Sophia Coudenhove. We wish her the best. #
Lynn's leaving
Published on Mar 18th, 2004
0 comments The Hook is losing its proofreader. After about eight years serving this news team (including several years before the Hook's debut), Lynn Jameson is moving on to greener pastures. Really. She's...
New HookLook
Published on Mar 11th, 2004
0 comments Since February 12, alert readers may have noted the Hook's sharp new look. In other changes, we've modified the classified ads by welcoming expanded real estate listings and saying goodbye to the "...
The City moves to The Hook
Published on Jan 22nd, 2004
0 comments It is with great pleasure that I welcome "The City" into the pages of The Hook. When I first began publishing this cartoon in the late 1990s, I was attracted by creator John Backderf's ability to...
Welcome to Parsons
Published on Oct 23rd, 2003
0 comments In this issue, we welcome occasional Hook contributor Laura Parsons to a weekly gig. She takes over the reins of the visual arts beat in our Culture section. Parsons has made a name for herself...
New music reviewer
Published on Sep 18th, 2003
0 comments This week we offer a belated welcome (he began with us September 4) to our newest music writer, Andy Miller, who joins the Hook every two weeks as a music reviewer. He's a quiet boy who likes good,...
Editor's note
Published on Nov 21st, 2002
0 comments * We extend a warm welcome to incoming "Walkabout" editor, Christina Ball, who has taken the reins of that culture section our proofreader, Lynn Jameson, who, incidentally, penned this week's cover...