Walt Whitman recounted by VQR Editor Genoways; preview of next issue

Ted Genoways has recently been on sabbatacial from the Virginia Quarterly Review to write a book about Walt Whitman’s life from 1860 to 1882. Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America’s Poet during the Lost Years of 1860-1862 will be published by in July 2009 by the University of California Press. Ted was a guest on the January 7, 2009 edition of WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!” with Coy Barefoot. They also discussed the upcoming issue of the Virginia Quarterly Review.