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Is true gender equality still stranger than fiction?

There are some men who, upon learning that I have been involved in two feminist books, like to say to me that women are: “More... Read more

Virago relaunches podcast as Ourshelves in new format

Virago Press is relaunching its podcast as "Ourshelves" under a new format and with a new host, while guests lined up include Margaret Atwood and Linda Grant.... Read more

Virago gets third novel from award-winner Onuzo

Virago has picked up the third novel by Chibundu Onuzo, a “moving, funny and surprising” story of a mixed-race British woman who goes in search... Read more

Virago wins eight-way auction for memoir exploring racial justice

Virago has acquired I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown in an eight-way auction.... Read more

Story of Churchill's daughter-in-law to Virago

Virago has acquired a new book from Sonia Purnell, telling the "explosive" story of Pamela Harriman, Winston and Clementine Churchill’s beloved daughter-in-law, and "secret weapon" during the Second World... Read more

Virago acquires historian Virginia Nicholson's Undressing Women

Virago has acquired Undressing Women from historian Virginia Nicholson, exploring 100 years of women's lives in British history through fashion and beauty. Read more

Virago to publish new Gilead series book

Virago announced the release date for Jack by Marilynne Robinson, the fourth instalment in the Gilead series, on 15th September 2020.... Read more

Tomaszewska joins Virago as senior commissioning editor

Rose Tomaszewska will be joining Virago permanently, after covering Sarah Savitt’s parental leave since July last year. Read more

Virago pre-empts Chloé Cooper Jones' memoir

​Virago has pre-empted Chloé Cooper Jones' "game-changing" memoir about disability as US rights were snapped up by Avid Reader Press in a "major auction". ... Read more

Virago wins Spindler's debut

Virago has won an auction for journalist and documentary filmmaker Susan Spindler's first novel, Surrogate. Read more

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