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SoA launches £5,000 prize for illustrated children’s books

The Society of Authors has launched a £5,000 book prize for ‘quirky’ illustrated books for children aged 0-7. Read more

Senker wins educational writing award for refugee title

Cath Senker has won this year’s £2,000 Educational Writers’ Award for her book about refugees and mass migration. Read more

HCG dominates educational prize shortlist

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

Authors criticise YouTube's rallying cry against Article 13

The Society of Authors (SoA) and a number of writers have criticised YouTube for emailing its users saying Article 13 would prevent them from uploading videos... Read more

SoA announces death of committee member Eric Clark

The Society of Authors (SoA) has expressed its sadness over the death over committee member, writer and author Eric Clark. Read more

Copyright must not be bargaining chip in trade negotations, says SoA

Copyright "must not be used as bargaining chip" in trade negotiations, the Society of Authors (SoA) has said. Read more

Ofsted plans for new inspection framework welcomed by SoA

The Society of Authors (SoA) has welcomed proposals from Ofsted to place less emphasis on exams, saying the move would encourage more schools to take up creative... Read more

SoA and IWU warn of dangers of no-deal Brexit

The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Irish Writers Union (IWU) have warned about the dangers of a no-deal Brexit. Read more

Trade bodies welcome European Parliament’s vote for draft copyright directive

The Publishers Association, the Booksellers Association and the Society of Authors have all welcomed the European Parliament's vote in favour of the new draft copyright... 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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