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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

Daniel Shand wins Betty Trask Prize

Daniel Shand has been named the winner of this year's £10,000 Betty Trask Prize for his darkly comic novel Fallow (Sandstone Press) at the Society of Authors’ annual awards.... Read more

SoA and PA join English PEN in fight to free imprisoned writers worldwide

The Society of Authors, the Publishers Association and English PEN are launching a joint campaign in aid of imprisoned writers worldwide, called Speak Out.... Read more

Self-published debut on Betty Trask Prize shortlist

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

SoA concerns over Amazon Marketplace trading

The UK’s Society of Authors has raised concerns over the volume of cheap editions being sold on Amazon.co.uk. Read more

'Justice at last' for authors as PLR for e-books passes into law

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

SoA calls on next government to offer 'more than just words' to support authors

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

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

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