Welcome to Virago – A feminist publisher of outstanding books for all readers
Since we began in 1973, our mission has been to champion women’s voices and bring them to the widest possible readership around the world. From fiction and politics to history and classic children’s stories, our writers continue to win acclaim, break new ground and enrich the lives of readers. More recently, as part of our commitment to an ever more inclusive feminism, we also publish and welcome submissions from writers of underrepresented genders.
'One of the greatest historical novels ever written' SARAH WATERS 'I love to find queer representation in historical fiction. . . Renault's eye for intimacy is amazing' DOUGLAS STUART 'The Alexander Trilogy stands as one of the most important works of fiction in the 20th century . . . Renault's skill is in…
If you are in search of an author with a wealth of novels to immerse yourself in, whose writing is poetic, funny and full of class politics and deeply felt emotions, it is time to pick-up the 'other' Elizabeth Taylor. Elizabeth Taylor (1912-1975) is increasingly recognised as one of the best British writers of the…