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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

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

Trade bodies 'highly concerned' by taskforce recommendations on parallel imports

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

Trade campaign warns of 'potentially devastating' change to UK copyright laws

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

'World first' scheme sees authors rewarded for used book sales

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

Bookseller launches survey on author and illustrator earnings

The Bookseller is inviting writers and illustrators to have their say about how the pandemic has affected their earnings. Read more

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