Tagged: Authors United

Authors United warns of attacks on 'author livelihoods' under Trump administration

The new US administration under Donald Trump could make things "very, very much worse" for authors, according to campaign group Authors United.... Read more

Authors United event to discuss Amazon's 'misuse of power'

Campaign group Authors United is set to hold an event to discuss Amazon’s “enormous market power” and the "misuse" of that power, in Washington DC... Read more

Authors United asks DOJ for Amazon probe

Campaign group Authors United has written to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to ask it to investigate Amazon, which it says has “gained unprecedented... Read more

US: authors ask DOJ to investigate Amazon

Author protest group Authors United is asking authors to sign a letter to the US Justice Department, asking it "to examine Amazon's control of the... Read more

Preston: 'Authors United will fight on'

Campaign group Authors United will continue its “efforts to persuade” the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department in the US to look into Amazon’s market... Read more

Relief at conclusion of Amazon/HBG battle

The trade has reacted with relief to news that Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US and Amazon have reached a new multi-year agreement. The... Read more

'Lemony Snicket' urges authors to connect with indie bookshops

Authors United has sent out a letter from the author Daniel Handler  - a.k.a. Lemony Snicket - encouraging writers to take part in Upstream, a... Read more

Authors Guild 'met with DoJ officials'

The US Authors Guild has met with officials from the Department of Justice to seek a government investigation into allegations that Amazon is violating antitrust... Read more

US indies 'agree new e-book terms with Amazon'

The Perseus Books Group and 400 other independent publishers have reportedly agreed new e-book terms with Amazon in the US.Publishers Weekly has reported... Read more

Preston: Amazon 'disparaging' of author protests

Douglas Preston, founder of Authors United, has said Amazon appears to be meeting the group’s efforts with “disparagement and what seems to be an escalation... Read more

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