Tagged: Sarah Savitt

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

Virago acquires 'history of women’s words'

Virago has acquired a "personal" and "campaigning" exploration of the language we have had for women’s bodies and experiences over the centuries, by Oxford academic Dr Jenni... Read more

Virago to publish artist Riva Lehrer's 'important' memoir

Virago has acquired Golem Girl, a memoir by artist Riva Lehrer who was born with spina bifilda, which has already won acclaim from writers including David Mitchell... Read more

Virago relaunches podcast as Ourshelves in new format

Virago Press is relaunching its podcast as "Ourshelves" under a new format and with a new host, while guests lined up include Margaret Atwood and Linda Grant.... Read more

Virago gets third novel from award-winner Onuzo

Virago has picked up the third novel by Chibundu Onuzo, a “moving, funny and surprising” story of a mixed-race British woman who goes in search... Read more

Virago wins eight-way auction for memoir exploring racial justice

Virago has acquired I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown in an eight-way auction.... Read more

Tomaszewska joins Virago as senior commissioning editor

Rose Tomaszewska will be joining Virago permanently, after covering Sarah Savitt’s parental leave since July last year. Read more

Virago wins Spindler's debut

Virago has won an auction for journalist and documentary filmmaker Susan Spindler's first novel, Surrogate. Read more

Virago signs Cowan's family memoir and history of Foundling Hospital

Virago has signed lawyer Justine Cowan’s mix of family memoir and history of the Foundling Hospital – including the story of her own mother who... Read more

Virago scoops friendship book from Call Your Girlfriend podcasters

Virago has scooped a book on friendship from Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, creators of hit podcast “Call Your Girlfriend”. Read more

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