What do authors really earn? Public perception tends to veer between polarised clichés: you’re either a bestseller courting Hollywood or an impoverished artiste. But what’s... Read more
Calls by a select committee for freelancer support and creation of a “Creators Council” to help the cultural sector rebound from the coronavirus crisis have been... Read more
The Society of Authors and the Authors; Licensing & Collecting Society have expressed disappointment at the government's decision not to implement an EU law on copyright, intended to... Read more
The All Party Parliamentary Writers Group (APWG) has called for "immediate action to reverse steep decline in writers’ incomes", following its investigation into author earnings. ... Read more
Cath Senker has won this year’s £2,000 Educational Writers’ Award for her book about refugees and mass migration.
The All Party Writers Group (APWG) has delayed the report divulging the results of its authors' earnings inquiry until June 2019 to "expand the scope"... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) imprints dominate the shortlist for this year’s Educational Writers’ Award, accounting for four out of the five books on the list.... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Authors Licensing and Collection Society (ALCS) have written an open letter taking issue with the Publishers Association’s... Read more
It is harder than ever for authors to make a living, according to the latest income survey from the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society, which has revealed writers' average... Read more
The All Party Parliamentary Writers Group has launched an inquiry into authors’ earnings.