Tagged: Society of Authors

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

Listen and earn

Daniel Hahn on why contract terms for authors need to change. Read more

Author support

In a world where advances and royalty cheques are dwindling, it is worth remembering there are other sources of funds that authors may be able... Read more

Mozley, Gekoski and Myers shortlisted for SoA awards

Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novelist Fiona Mozley has scooped a nomination for the Society of Authors awards, as the shortlists are shared for the first time in... Read more

SoA calls for tax relief on new skills training for authors

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

SoA urges HMRC to reconsider 'unfair' NI hike

The Society of Authors has written to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) asking it to urgently reconsider a proposed hike to National Insurance contributions.... Read more

ALCS calls on authors to complete income survey

The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is repeating its survey measuring authors’ incomes. Read more

Trade bodies release guide advising authors how to get stocked in bookshops

The Booksellers Association and Society of Authors have collaborated on a guide advising authors how to get their books stocked in high street bookshops.... Read more

Colonialism, divorce and dystopia feature on audio drama award shortlists

Colonialism, divorce and dystopia are some of the themes tackled in the Society of Authors’ shortlists for the best audio drama scripts. Read more

SoA grants £140,000 in support of authors' new work

The Society of Authors has distributed more than £140,000 between 61 authors to help support them in the development and completion of new work. ... Read more

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