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Posted at 3:35 PM ET, 08/31/2010

U-Va. literary journal cancels winter issue

By Washington Post editors

The University of Virginia's esteemed literary journal has canceled its winter issue and shuttered its offices pending the outcome of an investigation into the suicide of its managing editor, Kevin Morrissey, reports The Post's Daniel de Vise on the College Inc. blog.

Morrissey died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound July 30 at an old coal tower near his Charlottesville home.

Morrissey's siblings and some co-workers contend that the 52-year-old managing editor was the victim of a workplace bully: Ted Genoways, 38, editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review. Genoways sent an angry e-mail to Morrissey the morning he died, according to Morrissey's sister.

Read more about this story on the College Inc. blog.

By Washington Post editors  | August 31, 2010; 3:35 PM ET
Categories:  Virginia  
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