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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

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

Virago to publish second title from The Guilty Feminist

Virago has acquired Deborah Frances-White's second book, Six Conversations We’re Scared to Have–from The Guilty Feminist.  Read more

Virago bags Sharma Taylor's 'deeply moving' debut

Virago has acquired the debut novel by Sharma Taylor, What a Mother’s Love Don’t Teach You, at auction as part of a two-book deal. ... Read more

Lebowitz essay collection to Virago

Virago will publish a collection of essays from "New York legend" Fran Lebowitz later this year.   Read more

Second controversy over Naomi Wolf's Outrages

Author Naomi Wolf has come under fire once again for her book Outrages (Virago), with her critics accusing her of depicting paedophiles as gay men acting consensually.... Read more

Midwife's account of the womb to Virago in eight-way auction

Virago has acquired Womb: The Inside Story of Where We All Began by Leah Hazard, to publish as its lead publication in spring 2023, following an eight-way... Read more

Virago to publish first novel in two decades from Gayl Jones

Virago is publishing the first novel in two decades from Gayl Jones, Palmares, set in 17th-century colonial Brazil on Portuguese plantations and in the last fugitive slave settlement.... 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

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