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

SoA welcomes PLR increase, urges action on loans decline

The Society of Authors has welcomed a proposed increase in the rate of Public Lending Right (PLR) payments, but has voiced its dissatisfaction that the... 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

Bola and Seiffert among authors to receive SoA grants

Writers including J J Bola and Rachel Seiffert have been awarded grants by the Society of Authors in its latest round of funding to support... 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

New prize for 60+ debut novelists honours Paul Torday

The Society of Authors has launched a new prize for debut novelists over the age of 60: The Paul Torday Memorial Prize. Read more

'Extraordinary' Eyewear contracts 'interfere with poets' civil rights'

Independent press Eyewear Publishing has drawn criticism from the Society of Authors over its treatment of poets, including contracts “constituting an unwarranted interference with their... Read more

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