Tagged: Society of Authors

Facing exhaustion

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

Living by the pen

Living by the pen

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

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

Pan Mac to acknowledge translators on covers as campaign support soars

Pan Macmillan has announced translators will be acknowledged "on the book cover and all promotion materials” for all new publications and reprints from this week, in... Read more

Evaristo and Faulks among writers calling for translator cover credits

Bestselling authors including Bernardine Evaristo, Sebastian Faulks and Preti Taneja have called on writers to ask their publishers for translator names to appear on book covers.... Read more

Virago founder Callil quits Society of Authors over Clanchy response

Virago founder Carmen Callil has cancelled her membership of the Society of Authors (SoA), arguing it should have shown equal support to Kate Clanchy, Philip Pullman... Read more

SoA distances itself from president Pullman over Clanchy comments

The Society of Authors (SoA) has distanced itself from its president Philip Pullman over comments he made in defence of Kate Clanchy, whose book has... Read more

Society of Authors condemns raid on sister union in Belarus

The Society of Authors (SoA) has strongly condemned a raid on the offices of its sister union in Belarus earlier this month. ... Read more

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