About the Virginia Woolf Miscellany

The Virginia Woolf Miscellany is generally published bi-annually (Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter).

The publication focuses on Woolf studies and related topics. Issues range from 8 to 42 pages in length.

The publication includes short articles and reviews of books relating to Woolf studies as well as reviews of productions, notes, queries, commentaries, poems, black-and-white photographs, and line drawings

Many issues of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany are themed, though "truly miscellaneous" submissions are always welcome. Contact Vara Neverow, the managing editor, at neverowv1@southernct.edu if you wish to propose a theme or submit work for consideration.

Contact the Book Review Editor, Karen Levenback, at kllevenback@att.net if you wish to enquire about reviewing a particular work or for any other concerns relating to the book reviews.

Each issue of the publication also includes the International Virginia Woolf Society column and updates on the annual conferences on Virginia Woolf as well as other events relevant to Woolf studies.

The publication is indexed in the Modern Language Association Bibliography.

Issues from Spring 2003 to the present are available online at VWM Online in PDF format. Also now available are some of the earlier issues of the Miscellany that originally were available only in print format. A number of these issues have now been scanned and made searchable. To access them, go toVWM Online Fall 1973-Fall 2002.

Issues from Fall 1973 to the present are also available online hrough EBSCOhost. Issues from Spring 2003 to the present are also available on other databases including LION.

A searchable index of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany from Fall 1973-Fall 2011, compiled by Susan Devoe is now available on a CD in MS Word. Contact Susan Devoe at susan.devoe@gmail.com

Beginning in Fall 2003, the Virginia Woolf Miscellany became a subscription publication (see below for information). However, all current members of the International Virginia Woolf Society receive the publication as a membership benefit.

If you are not a member of the International Virginia Woolf Society and wish ONLY to subscribe to the Virginia Woolf Miscellany, click here for a subscription form.


Editorial Board

Jeanne Dubino
<dubinoja@appstate.edu> has edited a number of books, the most recent being Virginia Woolf and the Literary Marketplace (Palgrave, 2011). She is a full professor at Appalachian State University.

Kristin Czarnecki <Kristin_Czarnecki@georgetowncollege.edu> is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown College. She is currently serving as the Historian/Bibliographer of the International Virginia Woolf Society.

Mark Hussey <mhussey@pace.edu> has served as an editor of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany with J.J. Wilson, Peter Stansky, and Lucio Ruotolo and is continuing in this role after the transition of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany from Sonoma State University to Southern Connecticut State University in Spring 2003. He is professor of English, women’s studies and gender studies at Pace University and the Editor of the Pace University Press and founder of Woolf Studies Annual. Among his publications are Virginia Woolf: A to Z and The Singing of the Real World.

Vara Neverow <neverowv1@southernct.edu> is a professor of English and Women's Studies at Southern Connecticut State University. She is the Managing Editor of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany and Past President of the International Virginia Woolf Society. Her publications include articles on Virginia Woolf, a web-published facsimile of the reading notebooks of Three Guineas (co-edited with Merry Pawlowski), and the first three volumes of the selected papers from the annual conference on Virginia Woolf (co-edited with Mark Hussey). She has also published articles on utopian studies and composition. She maintains the website pages related to the Virginia Woolf Miscellany.

Merry Pawlowski <Merry_Pawlowski@firstclass1.csubak.edu> is a retired professor of English at California State University, Bakersfield. She has published numerous articles on Woolf and fascism, Woolf and male modernism, and Woolf and Conrad as well as an edited collection entitled Virginia Woolf and Fascism (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2001).

Diana Swanson <dswanson@niu.edu> is Associate Professor of the Women's Studies Program and the Department of English at Northern Illinios University. She is the author of a range of articles on Virginia Woolf.


Book Review Editor
Karen L. Levenback <kllevenback@att.net>
who served as both President and Secretary-Treasurer of the Virginia Woolf Society, is the author of Virginia Woolf and the Great War and Book Review Editor of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany. She has published numerous reviews and articles, and after years on one side of the lectern, both here and abroad, she has moved to the other, having earned an MLIS at Catholic University. She currently is the Archivist-Librarian at the Franciscan Monastery Library and Archives.

Senior Associate Editor
Susan Wegener <s.wegener@sbcglobal.net> has completed her Master of Arts degree in English at Southern Connecticut State University. When she was an undergraduate Honors College student at Southern, she wrote her honors thesis on Virginia Woolf's Orlando. Her gradaute thesis is on the work of the Victorian writer and poet, Amy Levy. She has presented papers many of the Annual Woolf conferences.

Associate Editors
Susan Devoe <susan.devoe@gmail.com>
is completing her M.A. in English at Southern Connecticut State University. She has created an index of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany from its inception in Fall 1973 through Fall 2011.

Jennifer A. Hudson <hudsonj1@southernct.edu> received her M.A. in English, along with her Advanced Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, from Southern Connecticut State University. Ms. Hudson’s areas of scholarly interest include women writers, feminist theory, and the feminist utopias of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, one of Woolf’s American contemporaries. Ms. Hudson’s critical essays, articles, short fiction, and poetry have already appeared in such diverse publications as Sage Woman, Moondance, Horizons, Medieval Forum, and The Delta Epsilon Sigma Journal. Currently, she is an admistrator, working in the Office of Faculty Development at Southern Connecticut State University. Ms. Hudson is an active member of the Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society and the National Association of Women Writers. She is working on a critical analysis of David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive.



1) The Virginia Woolf Miscellany accepts membership-orders through a third party such as EBSCO or Swets-Blackwell.

2) TheVirginia Woolf Miscellany offers two kinds of services:

a) a membership in the International Virginia Woolf Society ($20.00 for full-time employed individuals; $10.00 for those who are students, retired, or part-time employed; $20.00 for libraries and corporations; and we also accept donations to the Society.)

b) a separate subscription to the Virginia Woolf Miscellany ($15.00 for U.S. and Canadian individuals per year and $20 for international individuals; $25 for international libraries and corporations); the subscription does not include membership in the IVWS. Subscribers to the Virginia Woolf Miscellany receive ONLY the Virginia Woolf Miscellany.

Note: The IVWS and the Virginia Woolf Miscellany are independent entities with different missions. However, the IVWS supports theVirginia Woolf Miscellany.

3) Members in the IVWS receive different privileges than subscribers to the Virginia Woolf Miscellany. Members of the IVWS receive electronic newsletters, an annual bibliography, and access to a list of members with contact information. In addition, they receive the Virginia Woolf Miscellany. Members of the IVWS do not need to subscribe to the Virginia Woolf Miscellany. For information about the International Virginia Woolf Society, please go to the website <http://www.utoronto.ca/IVWS/>.

4) Both IVWS members and VWM subscribers may make donations in addition to their payment of dues/subscriptions.

Submission Guidelines

The Miscellany gladly considers very short contributions including scholarly articles, essays, poems, fiction, notes and queries as well as line drawings and photographs (see above for more information).

If you are responding to a call for papers for a themed issue, the submission should be sent directly to the Guest Editor(s).

Even when individual issues are themed,
the Virginia Woolf Miscellanyaccepts submissions unrelated to the theme.
Such submissions should be sent to the Managing Editor, Vara Neverow, at <neverowv1@southernct.edu> rather than to the Guest Editor(s).

Submissions should be no longer than 2500 words at maximum and shorter articles are strongly preferred.
Articles should be submitted electronically, in .doc or .docx MS Word format and in compliance with the style of the 6th edition of the MLA Handbook (not the 7th edition published in 2009). There are "house style" specifications that are different from the MLA standards, but these are implemented by the editors.

The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit all submissions for length and to correct errors. If time permits, contributors will be consulted about changes.

Contributors are expected to acknowlege prior publication of similar works and to cite their prior work in any article (or other submssion) that is related to the material under consideration.

Contributors are responsible for obtaining permissions related to copyrights and reproductions of materials.

Contributors must provide the Editorial Board with original written documentation authorizing the publication of the materials.

The Editorial Board will assist contributors to the best of its ability with regard to permissions for publication, including costs of up to $50 per item.
However, the Editorial Board has the option to decline to publish items or to pay for items.
The Editorial Board will consider requests to publish more than one item per article or more than five items per issue but will be responsible for funding items only at its own discretion.

The Editorial Board takes no responsibility for the views expressed in the contributions selected for publication.
Submissions accepted for publication may be published in both hard and electronic copy and distributed at the discretion of the publication.
The Miscellany backfile from Spring 2003 to the present is currently available online in full text pdf format at <http://www.home.southernct.edu/~neverowv1/VWM_Online.html>
and through ProQuest Literature Online (LION).
The entire backfile is accessible in digital format through EBSCOhost’s Humanities International Complete and Literary Reference Center

The Miscellany retains all rights for future uses of work published herein. The contributor may, with the express permission of the Miscellany, use the work in other contexts. The contributor may not, however, sell the subsidiary rights of any work she or he has published in theVirginia Woolf Miscellany. If the contributor does use the material elsewhere,
the contributor must acknowledge prior publication in the Virginia Woolf Miscellany.


The Virginia Woolf Miscellany was founded by Dr. J. J. Wilson, now Emerita Professor of English at Sonoma State University in California. The first issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany was published in Fall 1973. The first editors were Lucio Ruotolo, Ellen Hawkes Rogat and Margaret Comstock. Later, Peter Stansky and Mark Hussey became members of the editorial staff and Ellen Hawkes Rogat and Margaret Comstock stepped down.

During its 29 years at Sonoma State University, theVirginia Woolf Miscellanywas supported by the excellent staff of Reprographics. Izzi Magee has been especially helpful both in the publication of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany at Sonoma and in assisting the transition to Southern Connecticut State University where the publication now resides.

The International Virginia Woolf Society continues to provides significant financial support for the Virginia Woolf Miscellany.he first

Southern Connecticut State University
is the current home of the the Virginia Woolf Miscellany