Daniel Hahn on why contract terms for authors need to change.
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
The Society of Authors has announced its shortlist for this year’s £10,000 Betty Trask Prize - including for the first time a self-published novel, Speak its Name by... Read more
The UK’s Society of Authors has raised concerns over the volume of cheap editions being sold on Amazon.co.uk.
Joanna Trollope called it "justice at last", as legislation making the UK the first country in the world to extend Public Lending Right (PLR) to include... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) is calling on the next government to offer "more than just words" to help support British authors and the culture sector.... Read more
Anne Fine, Philip Gross, Judith Kerr and Lemn Sissay have all joined the Society of Authors as new council members.
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
Cries of cultural appropriation could be dissuading authors from publishing books that reflect BAME audiences, the Westminster Media Forum has heard.... Read more
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