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
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
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
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