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

Agents warn publishers to 'think carefully' on delaying author payments

“Many” requests have been made by publishers about the possibility of delaying payments to authors to help improve cashflow in the difficult circumstances caused by... 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

Samaritans joins with SoA on guidance for writers on depicting self-harm

Samaritans and the Society of Authors have collaborated on a set of guidelines for authors to think about when writing about self-harm or suicide, either... Read more

Giles wins TA First Translation Prize

Morgan Giles has triumphed to win the TA First Translation Prize for her début translation of Yu Miri’s Tokyo Ueno Station.... Read more

Foster and Martin crowned SoA audio drama winners

Poet and pub singer Vicky Foster and comedy writer Ian Martin are the winners of this year’s Society of Authors audio drama prizes.... 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

Myers and SoA condemn pressure on authors to 'perform'

Award-winning author Benjamin Myers and the Society of Authors (SoA) have criticised the pressure on writers to become “personalities” rather than be judged on their... Read more

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