Tagged: Donna Coonan

Virago Modern Classics scoops Gayl Jones 1975 debut 'masterpiece'

Virago Modern Classics has bagged the “searing” first novel from Gayl Jones, hailed as a masterpiece on its initial publication in 1975. Read more

Virago ventures into kids’ classics

Virago is making a big push into the children’s market, by publishing 22 titles through its modern classics list this year.  Read more

Bawden children’s books to become Virago classics

Virago will this year publish three Nina Bawden children’s books as part of its Virago Modern Classics (VMC) range. Read more

Virago and Stylist launch gothic short story competition

Virago and Stylist magazine have teamed up to launch a short story competition in honour of "Queen of the short story" Daphne du Maurier.... Read more

Virago duo inspired by memoir to run half-marathon

Inspired by Helen Stevenson's "poignant" memoir about her daughter Clara's struggle with cystic fibrosis, Virago's Donna Coonan and Poppy Stimpson are to run a half... Read more

Virago plans new Du Maurier editions

Virago Modern Classics is to release two new editions of three of Daphne du Maurier’s most famous novels to attract new readers for the author,... Read more

Highsmith rights to see new light

Little, Brown is continuing to acquire and reissue Patricia Highsmith’s backlist. However, as Donna Coonan, editorial director at Virago Modern Classics (VMC), said: “the rights... Read more

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