Virago wins six-publisher fight for Grush's untold space story

Virago wins six-publisher fight for Grush's untold space story

Virago has triumphed in a six-publisher auction for The Six: The Untold Story of America’s First Women in Space by science reporter Loren Grush.

Senior commissioning editor Rose Tomaszewska won UK and Commonwealth rights from Victoria Hobbs at A M Heath on behalf of Susan Canavan at the Waxman Literary Agency. US rights were sold to Rick Horgan at Scribner in a 12-publisher auction and Canavan is fielding offers for film and TV. Virago and Scribner will publish simultaneously on a date to be confirmed. The year 2023 will see the 40th anniversary of NASA astronaut Sally Ride’s first space m...

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