To celebrate EmpathyLab’s first Empathy Day, authors have picked the books they have found to be empathy-boosting.
As a slew of children’s books promoting empathy hit bookshelves, some kids’ authors say they feel a growing responsibility to counteract the UK’s “intolerant” political... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) has called on publishers to give authors “the right to say no” to high-discounting practices as part of its campaign... Read more
Events with Martina Cole, Johnny Marr, Phil Earle, Ed Victor and Jeffrey Archer feature in our picture gallery, along with the Goldsmiths Prize and the... Read more
Library campaigners are planning more regional demonstrations after the success of the national libraries demonstration which took place on Saturday (5th November).
Campaigners, flanked by popular authors including Chris Riddell, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen, are to gather this Saturday (5th November) to show that they are... Read more
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has said “the arts can bring us together” as a nation following the “uncertainty and division” caused by the EU Referendum.... Read more
Authors including Philip Pullman and Cathy Cassidy have responded to figures which suggest a “major” drop in the take-up of arts subjects at GCSE level,... Read more
A host of writers and artists, including crime writer Ann Cleeves, poet Roger McGough and author/illustrator Nick Sharratt, will join local library communities in a... Read more
Over 40 authors including Alan Gibbons, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen have backed a protest against the current UK school system following the "deeply disturbing"... Read more