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 awards £185k in grants for works in progress

The Society of Authors has awarded grants to 48 writers, worth more than £185,000, to enable them to complete works in progress including queer auto-fiction, forgotten histories, and... Read more

SoA 'concerned' by Bertelsmann's acquisition of S&S

The Society of Authors has said it is "concerned" by the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House's parent Bertelsmann, warning the move could adversely... Read more

Koomson, Rooney, Skea and Womack elected to SoA board

Dorothy Koomson, Anne Rooney, Margaret Skea and Philip Womack are joining the Society of Authors' board of directors, after a record number of nominations were received for four vacancies.... Read more

SoA and Creative Scotland to distribute £600k in hardship grants

Creative Scotland has partnered with the Society of Authors to distribute £600,000 in financial grants, in bursaries of up £2,000 each, among authors and other creative practitioners in the... 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

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