Tagged: Nicola Solomon

Living by the pen

Living by the pen

Authors’ income, already a source of concern before the pandemic, has become unsustainable in the wake of financial policies put in place amid Covid... Read more

Beware the special sale

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

Society of Authors condemns raid on sister union in Belarus

The Society of Authors (SoA) has strongly condemned a raid on the offices of its sister union in Belarus earlier this month. ... Read more

Authors 'desperately' need funds as hundreds apply for SoA hardship grants

The Society of Authors says writers still “desperately” need funds to cover the pandemic's impact on their income, with 1,170 applying for hardship grants in... Read more

World of Books joins with Society of Authors to launch £5k writing award

Used book retailer the World of Books Group has partnered with the Society of Authors to launch a £5,000 award for writers to inspire progressive behaviour change. ... Read more

Pandemic taking mounting toll on author incomes, SoA survey finds

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 joins with SoA on guidance for writers on depicting self-harm

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

No deal Brexit: Export and printing logistics are key trade concerns

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

The Bookseller's c.e.o. predictions for 2019

Following on from The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019, senior figures share their hopes and expectations for the year ahead. Read more

Writers' groups reveal increasing demand for hardship grants

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

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