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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 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

Little, Brown promotes Ahmed to publishing director

Little, Brown has promoted editorial director Ailah Ahmed to the role of publishing director following her "outstanding publishing and acquiring in 2018 and 2019". Read more

Virago picks up Kalb's 'memoir with a difference'

Virago has picked up the "memoir with a difference" from Bess Kalb, writing in the voice of her grandmother. Read more

Virago signs Cowan's family memoir and history of Foundling Hospital

Virago has signed lawyer Justine Cowan’s mix of family memoir and history of the Foundling Hospital – including the story of her own mother who... Read more

Virago scoops friendship book from Call Your Girlfriend podcasters

Virago has scooped a book on friendship from Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, creators of hit podcast “Call Your Girlfriend”. Read more

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