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 and English PEN state positions on online harassment of authors

The Society of Authors has said the membership organisation is "appalled at any kind of hate speech" but that it refrains from getting involved in individual cases of... Read more

SoA calls for increase to 'meagre' PLR

The Society of Authors has called on the government to ringfence and increase the "already meagre" Public Lending Right fund. It comes after the Authors' Licensing... Read more

Gaiman and Atwood to feature on line-up for SoA @ Home Festival

The Society of Authors has revealed its autumn/winter line-up of online events raising money for the Authors’ Contingency Fund. Read more

SoA condemns author arrests in Belarus protests

The Society of Authors has condemned the arrest of three author members of Belarus PEN, reported to have been detained amid protests in Minsk demanding the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko.... Read more

Authors urged to complete SoA poll ahead of government spending review

The Society of Authors is calling on as many writers as possible to respond to its third Authors in the Health Crisis survey, ahead of 2020's Comprehensive Spending... Read more

SoA launches fundraising drive as money for Covid-hit writers runs low

The Society of Authors is launching a fundraising drive to help top up its Authors’ Contingency Fund, ensuring it can continue to offer hardship grants to authors as the... Read more

Society of Authors gives £185,000 in grants to writers

The Society of Authors (SoA) had awarded grants totalling £185,000 to writers including Derek Owusu and John Mapanje for their works in progress. Read more

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