Tagged: Virago

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 pre-empts Lee's 'playful and ambitious' debut

Virago has pre-empted Seulmi Lee's debut 8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster, an "action-packed, playful and ambitious" novel about a North Korean female spy.... Read more

Virago swoops for Spiotta’s 'furious and addictive' Wayward

Virago has swooped for Dana Spiotta’s new novel, Wayward, to be published in January 2022. Read more

Virago picks up Fitzpatrick's 'dazzling' debut in two-book deal

Virago has acquired Aoife Fitzpatrick's The Red Bird Sings, a feminist historical gothic debut which won the Lucy Cavendish Prize in 2020, plus a second... Read more

Virago scoops investigation on children going into care by Curtis

Virago has scooped a book from former Guardian journalist Polly Curtis investigating the increasing number of children going into care. ... Read more

Thomas' short stories snared by Virago in three-way auction

A debut short story collection by Cathy Thomas has gone to Virago in a three-way auction.  Read more

Virago scoops Heyward's 'extraordinary' dog memoir

Virago has scooped New Yorker writer and animal behavioural science student Anna Heyward's "extraordinary" memoir about learning to see the world through a dog’s eyes. ... Read more

Tomaszewska steps up as Virago editorial director

Virago’s Rose Tomaszewska has been promoted to editorial director, two years after joining the company.   Read more

Kelly acquires first Virago book with Harvard student Rothfeld's debut

Newly recruited Virago publishing director Anna Kelly has made her first acquisition for the imprint with Harvard student Becca Rothfeld’s debut essay collection All Things Are Too... Read more

Kelly swaps Fourth Estate for Virago

Anna Kelly will join Virago and Little, Brown/Abacus as publishing director after six years at Fourth Estate.  Read more

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