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Daniel Hahn on why contract terms for authors need to change. Read more

Author support

In a world where advances and royalty cheques are dwindling, it is worth remembering there are other sources of funds that authors may be able... Read more

Fine, Gross, Kerr and Sissay join SoA council

Anne Fine, Philip Gross, Judith Kerr and Lemn Sissay have all joined the Society of Authors as new council members.  Read more

Society of Authors Scotland to host writing event with Creative Scotland funding

The Society of Authors in Scotland has been awarded a grant in the latest round of funding from Creative Scotland to host ScotsWrite, a three-day event for... Read more

Authors fear accusations of cultural appropriation, forum hears

Cries of cultural appropriation could be dissuading authors from publishing books that reflect BAME audiences, the Westminster Media Forum has heard.... Read more

Execs foresee leaven 2017

Book trade executives are optimistic and bullish about 2017, despite the political uncertainty of Brexit, looming European elections and Donald Trump taking up office in... Read more

Authors concerned over 'triple whammy' tax blow

Recent changes to tax rules pose a “triple whammy” blow to writers, the Society of Authors (SoA) has warned. 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

SoA urges government to follow EU copyright law after Brexit

The Society of Authors has urged the UK to continue to follow European Union law even after Brexit as part of its formal response to the... Read more

Oxford Lit Fest fee 'too low' says SoA

The Society of Authors (SoA) has welcomed the Oxford Literary Festival's U-turn decision to pay writers to participate - but called the £150 fee on... Read more

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