Honoring the best writing to appear in its pages in the past year, the Virginia Quarterly Review today announced the winners of its annual writing prizes for 2006:
The Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry: Susan B. A. Somers-Willett for "Darwin Strike [...]
The Virginia Quarterly Review hosts a reading and booksigning by Adrienne Rich, one of America's most acclaimed poets.
WHEN: Thursday, May 4th, 8:00 p.m. WHERE: Culbreth Theatre, UVa Campus, Charlottesville (parking is available for free next to the [...]
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today announced the slate of finalists for the 41st annual National Magazine Awards (known as "The Ellies") and the Virginia Quarterly Review garnered six nominations, an unprecedented number for a maga [...]
The Virginia Quarterly Review has been honored as the winner of the Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement, presented by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ), the major international organization supporting editors of academ [...]
Africa is too large and diverse for generalizations. It has 54 nations, 5 time zones, at least 7 climates, more than 800 million people, and, according to the latest diligent research, maybe 14 million proverbs. This series of talks and readings seek [...]
Honoring the best writing to appear in its pages in the past year, the Virginia Quarterly Review today announced the winners of its annual writing prizes for 2005. "I'm delighted by the forward-looking selections made by the committee this year," say [...]
VQR was recently honored with two awards at the Folio: Show, a national magazine industry conference held in New York City on November 1, 2005.
VQR won a 1st Place Ozzie Award for Best Redesign in Non-Profit/Institutional/Custom category. The Ozzie [...]
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today honored the Virginia Quarterly Review with two nominations for its prestigious National Magazine Awards--the magazine world's equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes. VQR, which was remade in 2004 under [...]
The Virginia Quarterly Review was honored as the winner of the Parnassus Award for Significant Editorial Achievement, presented by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ).
CELJ is a professional organization of editors of scholarly journal [...]
Honoring the best writing to appear in its pages in the past year, the Virginia Quarterly Review announced today the winners of its annual writing prizes for 2004. "The diversity of the writers recognized by our advisory board is a wonderful reflecti [...]
Daniel Alarcon, whose short story "Lima, Peru July 28, 1979" appeared in VQR's "New Luminaries" Summer 2004 issue, has been named one of ten recipients of the 2004 Whiting Writers' Awards given by the The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation. The awards, wh [...]
A recent mailing brought two sample copies of the Virginia Quarterly Review, published in Charlottesville. For almost 30 years the late Staige Blackford edited the VQR, continuing its reputation as a literary quarterly of substance and pertinence. La [...]
“A literary institution for nearly 80 years, The Virginia Quarterly Review ranks among the best. Featuring award-winning authors like Michael Chabon, E. L. Doctorow, and Robert Bly, this hefty journal averages 300 pages of high-quality writing and [...]
Eric Hansen, Staff Writer, Minneapolis Star Tribune
[Ed. Note: This article is a composite of the online and print versions]
Ted Genoways isn't about to change the name of the Virginia Quarterly Review to something like, oh, the Minnesota Quart [...]
In a Newsday profile of Harold Bloom, James Marcus discusses Bloom's controversial new anthology, The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Frost, which Cary Nelson reviewed critically in our Spring 2004 issue. Marcus notes that Bl [...]
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The winter 2004 issue of the Virginia Quarterly Review is a felicitous blend of respect and revolution. A glance at the glossy color makeover attests to editor Ted Genoways' eagerness to change t [...]
When Ted Genoways was accepted to the University of Virginia’s master’s of fine arts program in creative writing in the summer of 1997, he immediately contacted the Virginia Quarterly Review, UVa’s prestigious literary journal, looking for an e [...]
By Matt Kelly, UVa News
Staige D. Blackford, retiring editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review, died Monday of injuries sustained in an automobile collision at the intersection of Emmet Street and Arlington Boulevard in Charlottesville.
A Charlottes [...]
Ted Genoways has been named the eighth editor in the 78-year history of the Virginia Quarterly Review.
Genoways, who received a master of fine arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1999, is currently associate editor of the Walt Whitman Hyp [...]