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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

SoA and Translators' Association call for racial equality in translation

The Society of Authors and members of the Translators' Association have called for greater "transparency, accountability and inclusivity in publishing processes" following a row over... Read more

Self-employed creatives 'cannot wait three months to be paid', government warned

The Creative Industries Federation has said interim relief for self-employed workers from the government must be made "immediately accessible" as "a matter of urgency", ahead of... Read more

ALCS calls urgent meeting with Morgan as government stalls EU copyright law

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

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

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