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

No deal Brexit: Export and printing logistics are key trade concerns

Export and printing logistics have emerged as key trade concerns in the event of a no deal Brexit, with indie publishers and printers warning shipping and customs... Read more

The Bookseller's c.e.o. predictions for 2019

Following on from The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019, senior figures share their hopes and expectations for the year ahead. Read more

SoA warns government immigration white paper will do 'real damage to UK creative industries'

The Society of Authors has slammed the government's new white paper on immigration, warning it will do "real damage" to the UK’s creative industries.... Read more

SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity... Read more

'Prepare for Brexit despite uncertainties', urges PA

The Publishers Association has advised businesses take “practical steps” to prepare for Brexit as best they can despite the “frustrating and challenging” political uncertainty, while... Read more

Trade bodies unite to issue guidelines tackling harassment in the workplace

The first sector-wide commitments to tackle harassment across publishing and bookselling have been published, following a joint effort from the Association of Authors’ Agents, the... Read more

Failure to protect exhaustion rights 'will fatally undermine UK publishing', warns Trollope

Novelist Joanna Trollope has warned that Theresa May's government will "fatally undermine the whole UK publishing industry" if it fails to protect in law the... Read more

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