Tagged: Sarah Savitt

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

SYP London launches career progression programme

The London branch of the Society of Young Publishers has launched a second mentoring initiative, SYPahead, aimed at those wanting to progress within the industry.... Read more

Virago podcast relaunches

Virago has re-launched its podcast, a monthly celebration of books, reading, writing and women’s voices, featuring selected writers from its stable. Read more

Abbi Jacobson's 'hilarious and poignant' essays to Virago

Virago has acquired a "hilarious and poignant" essay collection, I Might Regret This, about love, loss and "figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew" from... Read more

Virago to publish narrative non-fiction on miscarriage

Virago is publishing an intimate exploration of miscarriage, mixing memoir with stories from the consulting room, history and science, by British psychotherapist Julia Bueno.... Read more

Virago to begin publishing graphic novels

Virago has acquired two graphic novels as part of a strategy to begin publishing the genre on its list for the first time.... Read more

Goodings steps back from Virago as Savitt takes over

After 20 years as publisher at Virago, the “inspirational” Lennie Goodings will step back from the role, taking on a new position as Virago chair,... Read more

Virago and The Pool launch new crime writer award

Virago deputy publisher Sarah Savitt and The Pool c.e.o. Sam Baker have launched a competition to find a new female crime writer for Virago.... Read more

Virago to publish Trump reaction anthology Radical Hope

Virago is to publish an anthology of 31 original letters written in the weeks after the election of president Donald Trump from novelists, poets and... Read more

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