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

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features the IPG's annual spring conference, the launch of a YouTuber's LGBTQ+ lifeguide and the first ever children's book sent into space.... Read more

Virago buys Okorie debut from Irish indie Skein Press

Virago Press has bought Melatu Uche Okorie’s "unique and distinctive" stories of migrant women, from Irish indie publisher Skein Press. Read more

Virago marks Bueno publication with walk for miscarriage charity

Little, Brown staff and other Hachette imprints will take part in a 9km charity walk marking Virago’s publication of Julia Bueno’s book on miscarriage.... Read more

Virago goes for Syrian activist Mrie’s memoir

Virago has pre-empted an "astounding" memoir by Syrian activist Loubna Mrie, who took on the Assad regime and her own abusive father. Read more

Virago acquires fresh take on TS Eliot ahead of release of over 1,000 letters

Virago is publishing Eliot Among the Women by TS Eliot biographer Lyndall Gordon, a book exploring the impact of the women in Eliot's life on... Read more

Virago to shed light on everyday sexism in the music industry

Virago has acquired pop culture critic and author Amy Raphael’s book, A Seat at the Table, seeking to address gender imbalance at all levels of... Read more

Salt snaps up Virago founder's memoir about the 'messiness of life'

Salt will publish Virago’s former director Ursula Owen's "deeply engaging" memoir Single Journey Only.  Read more

Virago seizes Megan Abbott's tale of female ambition

Virago has acquired two new novels from Megan Abbott, the author behind Dare Me and You Will Know Me (Picador), including a thriller about female ambition.... Read more

Virago signs Carrie Gracie book on equality in the workplace following BBC pay row

Virago is publishing a book on equality in the workplace from journalist Carrie Gracie, one of the number of high-profile BBC women who challenged the national broadcaster over equal pay.... Read more

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