VQR press coverage.

I’ve enjoyed following all of the coverage of the big wins chalked up by Virginia Quarterly Review (my employer) at Tuesday night’s National Magazine Awards. These are some of the highlights. Advertising Age: The Cinderella story of the evening was The Virginia Quarterly Review, which won both for general excellence and for fiction. Editor Ted […]

VQR takes home a pair of Ellies.

My employer, Virginia Quarterly Review, has won big at tonight’s National Magazine Awards. VQR pulled off the noteworthy feat of winning two awards, including The Big One: General Excellence. Ted Genoways did some fine speaking up on the stage at Lincoln Center this evening, making up for the interminably long walk from his seat in […]

VQR: Six National Magazine Awards nominations.

Virginia Quarterly Review, my employer, has big news on the blog today: Wow! Everyone in our office has been trying not to hyperventilate. The finalists for the 2006 National Magazine Awards (the magazine world’s equivalent to the Pulitzers or the National Book Awards) were announced today and VQR garnered six nominations! Pretty unheard of for […]

“The Old Man and the Sea,” a distinctly minor work.

I’m working on rather a large project for Virginia Quarterly Review that entails looking through many of the issues produced in the publication’s eighty-year history. I must admit that I sometimes become distracted by the contents of the articles themselves, which often are not just interesting on their own, but doubly so in the context […]

VQR blog.

At The Virginia Quarterly Review, we’ve just launched my first publicly-visible contribution to the venerable publication’s internet presence: The Virginia Quarterly Review Blog. There are very few literature blogs out there, with the best (IMHO) being Bookslut, followed by GalleyCat and then a bunch of others. (I haven’t yet adjusted to MobyLives‘ new podcasting format.) […]

Winter VQR online.

We’ve got the Winter 2006 issue of Virginia Quarterly Review online now with, as always, a few articles available to non-subscribers. This issue is an unusual one — it’s dedicated to the topic of AIDS in Africa, featuring a series of articles exploring all of the facets of the epidemic. It makes for heavy reading, […]