It’s hardly a catchy term, and discussion about it quickly becomes mired in impenetrable language, but the issue of “international rights exhaustion” should be at... Read more
Authors’ income, already a source of concern before the pandemic, has become unsustainable in the wake of financial policies put in place amid Covid... Read more
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
Daniel Hahn on why contract terms for authors need to change.
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
The Society of Authors (SoA) has strongly condemned a raid on the offices of its sister union in Belarus earlier this month. ... Read more
The Publishers Association and the Society of Authors have condemned proposals in a new report by the Taskforce on Innovation, Growth & Regulatory Reform (TIGRR), which has been... Read more
An alliance of organisations including the Publishers Association and Society of Authors has launched a new campaign warning of a “potentially devastating” change to the... Read more
A new collaboration between online retailers and writers' organisations will pay authors on used book sales in what organisers say is “a world first”. ... Read more
The Bookseller is inviting writers and illustrators to have their say about how the pandemic has affected their earnings.