Tagged: SoA

Gaiman, Pullman and Trollope in 'yoga challenge'

Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Joanna Trollope, Lemn Sissay and Joanne Harris are throwing their weight behind a five day yoga challenge, organised by The Society... Read more

Authors suffer from bargaining 'imbalance' says SoA

The Society of Authors has welcomed the Creative Freelancers report, issued this week by the Creative Industries Federation.  Read more

Restrictions on EU workers' rights 'a major concern', says trade

Trade figures have said restrictions on the rights of European Union citizens and their families in the UK could be detrimental to the industry, following further detail from prime... Read more

Government extends PLR to e-books and e-audiobooks

The government is expanding the Public Lending Right (PLR) to include e-books and e-audiobooks, meaning their authors will be eligible for payment in the same way as those whose... Read more

Maths book wins 2016 educational writers prize

A children’s book that combines maths and design activities has won this year’s Educational Writers Award. Read more

Oxford Lit Fest u-turns on author payment

The Oxford Literary Festival has changed its mind over paying authors to appear at the event. Read more

Shortlist announced for educational writing award

Books about art, maths and Shakespeare make up the shortlist for the 2016 Educational Writers’ Award, organised by The Society of Authors (SoA) and the... Read more

Donachie succeeds Horwood as SoA chair

Chair of the Society of Authors (SoA), William Horwood, has stepped down from his position on the the Management Committee for "personal reasons".... Read more

SoA seeks new law to protect authors

The Society of Authors is lobbying the government to introduce a new law to protect authors' and creators' contracts. Read more

Horwood becomes SoA's new committee chair

Novelist William Horwood will be the new chair of the Society of Authors' (SoA) Management Committee. Read more

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