Guest Blog Post | Animal Truths: The Use of Animals in Folklore and Legend
To celebrate the paperback publication of How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang we welcomed author Mahsuda Snaith to the blog to discuss the ways animals are used in folklore and legend. Mahsuda’s […]Read More
Where are all the blue plaques celebrating women?
London, England – January 19, 2011: Portobello Road, Notting Hill. A man walking in front of George Orwell House. The blue plaque on the top says: “George Orwell 1903 – 1950 novelist and a political […]Read More
Celebrating a Century of Female Suffrage
A Century of Female Suffrage Today marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918, which was the first step towards giving all women the right to vote. While it is important to […]Read More
Emma Watson loves Virago!
In January this year Emma Watson launched her feminist book club, Our Shared Shelf, inspired by her own exploration of brilliant literature about women and equality. As she wrote at the time, ‘there is so […]Read More
Fifty Shades . . . of Feminism
Everyone’s talking about Fifty Shades again this week.* We can only assume they’re celebrating our recent paperback release of Fifty Shades of Feminism, the seminal, eye-opening, downright essential collection of short takes on feminism today! Is being a […]Read More
Great Feminist Quotes to Inspire You this Christmas
As a little gift from Virago to you this yuletide, we wanted to send you all cards . . . not your traditional Christmas card, we’ll admit, but some of our favourite feminist quotations to […]Read More
I Call Myself a Feminist – do you?
We want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who sent us their favourite feminist quotes back in June. We loved them all, and a few even managed to make their way into the […]Read More