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Virago and the Emerging Writers Programme

Virago have partnered with the London Library on their Emerging Writers Programme, which offers unpublished writers, in all genres, one year’s membership of The London Library alongside writing development masterclasses, literary networking opportunities, peer support […]

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Virago looks forward to 2021

I think it’s safe to say that everyone is looking forward to 2021, for many different reasons: the roll-out of the vaccine, the first American vice-president who is a woman of colour, as well as […]

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WIN TWENTY VIRAGO BOOKS!

To celebrating hitting 20K followers on Instagram we are giving our wonderful community the chance to WIN TWENTY VIRAGO BOOKS!   Enter for your chance to win a twenty book bundle, including:   Nobody Will […]

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Looking Forward to 2020

  With the new decade nearly upon us we are looking forward to some of the titles we will be publishing in 2020.   In the first six months of the year we have an […]

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Q&A with Sigrid Nunez

SIGRID NUNEZ ON THE LAST OF HER KIND Sigrid Nunez, author of The Friend chatted to us about reissuing her novel The Last of Her Kind, a haunting and provocative novel about female friendship, 1960s counterculture, race, […]

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Virago Modern Classic Book Club: The Collected Stories

by Grace Paley Virago Modern Classics Book Club May 2019 The Collected Stories of Grace Paley   This May our Virago Modern Classics Book Club selection is The Collected Stories of Grace Paley. Regarded as […]

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Looking forward to 2019

  Writing this on the day that drones have shut down Gatwick airport and the cabinet is melting down even further over Brexit, it’s tempting to bury one’s head in the sand about what 2019 […]

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Virago by Numbers

  What a year 2018 has been! We’ve had so much to celebrate, from anniversaries to awards, here are a few highlights: . 45 Years of Virago . 40 Years of Virago Modern Classics . 74 Books published […]

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Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Looking for last-minute Christmas presents? Look no further, the Virago Team have selected some of our favourite reads from 2018.   A book I definitely want to give to A LOT of different people this […]

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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston | VMC40

  As part of our Virago Modern Classics 40th anniversary celebrations, the Virago team have each chosen a favourite title from the #VMC40 series. Each month, we will introduce the book and share with you […]

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The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy | #VMC40

  As part of our Virago Modern Classics 40th anniversary celebrations, the Virago team have each chosen a favourite title from the #VMC40 series. Each month, we will introduce the book and share with you […]

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Win dinner for two at Ponti’s Italian with In the Name of the Family

To celebrate publication of In the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant, we’ve teamed up with Ponti’s Italian Kitchen to offer one Virago reader the chance to win dinner at their restaurant in London or Sheffield. […]

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