Most authors' incomes taking a hit, SoA's second poll suggests

Most authors' incomes taking a hit, SoA's second poll suggests

The proportion of authors reporting a drop in income since the coronavirus pandemic began has increased, with almost 60% now seeing a decline in their income following the outbreak according to the Society of Author's latest poll, up by over a third from a month ago.

The SoA's initial Authors in the Health Crisis survey, which garnered 1,087 responses between 7th and 14th April, revealed writers were being particularly badly hit by the cancellation of events but were unlikely to be covered by the government's financial support schemes, with 84% reporting they would not benefit form the gov...

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