In an open letter, chief executive of the Society of Authors Nicola Solomon urges publishers to adhere to a seven-step plan to ensure that special... Read more
The Society of Authors' third survey of the financial impact of Covid-19 on author incomes has found that the pandemic is taking a rising toll... Read more
Samaritans and the Society of Authors have collaborated on a set of guidelines for authors to think about when writing about self-harm or suicide, either... Read more
Export and printing logistics have emerged as key trade concerns in the event of a no deal Brexit, with indie publishers and printers warning shipping and customs... Read more
Following on from The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019, senior figures share their hopes and expectations for the year ahead.
Authors' organisations have revealed an “ever-increasing” demand on financial hardship grants, with new applications to the Royal Literary Fund up a third in four years.... Read more
Publishers and authors have expressed their disappointment and "worry" after a controversial EU copyright law was rejected by parliament.
The Society of Authors is calling for tax relief to be extended to writers undertaking training for new skills in response to a government consultation. ... Read more
The chief executive of the Society of Authors has challenged publishers to reveal how much they pay writers in their annual financial accounts.
Leading Scottish writers including Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Denise Mina have called on the Scottish government to halt potentially "devastating" cuts to arts and... Read more