From today's Washington Post:
Virginia Quarterly Review staffer died by his own hand, but he reached out first
By Daniel de Vise
Thursday, September 9, 2010
The Charlottesville offices of the Virginia Quarterly Review are dark. The locks have been changed. Most of the staff have resigned or taken leave. There were two competing drafts of the fall issue, one assembled by the journal's editor, the other by members of his estranged staff. The winter issue has been canceled.
There are two divergent accounts, as well, of why the managing editor of
the University of Virginia's esteemed literary journal walked to a
lonely coal tower on a July morning and shot himself in the head.
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