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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

New Virago bursary for London Library's Emerging Writers Programme

The London Library's Emerging Writers Programme will run for a third year in 2021, including a new Virago Participation Bursary to support Black women and Black non-binary... Read more

Virago wins Kohda's Millennial vampire debut in six-way auction

Virago has acquired a Millennial vampire tale—Claire Kohda's debut novel Woman, Eating— in a six-way publisher auction. ... Read more

Monica Ali's first novel in a decade to Virago in five-way auction

Monica Ali, the author of four novels including the Booker Prize-shortlisted Brick Lane, is moving to Virago with her first novel in a decade following a... Read more

Virago acquires 'history of women’s words'

Virago has acquired a "personal" and "campaigning" exploration of the language we have had for women’s bodies and experiences over the centuries, by Oxford academic Dr Jenni... Read more

Virago to publish artist Riva Lehrer's 'important' memoir

Virago has acquired Golem Girl, a memoir by artist Riva Lehrer who was born with spina bifilda, which has already won acclaim from writers including David Mitchell... Read more

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.... Read more

Virago acquires two books from debut author Kate Maxwell

Virago will publish Hush by Kate Maxwell, a "compulsive and powerful" debut novel about the dark side of motherhood and the first in a two-book... 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

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