British satirical magazine Private Eye recently lampooned CK Stead in reporting a NZ brouhaha concerning his recent prizewinning "revenge fantasy" short story
A storm in a literary small pond
Link: "A man for all seasons?" by Guy Somerset, NZ LISTENER May 1-7 2010 pp 28-31
(This article is an excellent piece of journalism, and in my opinion is a fair summing up of the controversy.)
There is an extensive discussion on the "stoush" on Stephen Stratford's QUOTE UNQUOTE blog.