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
Bestselling author Heather Morris and 81-year-old debut novelist Norma MacMaster have been shortlisted for the Society of Authors' Awards.
The full Authors Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) report on author earnings for 2017 found that only 28% of respondents make their living from writing... Read more
The prize money for this year’s Society of Authors’ Awards will exceed £100,000 for the first time, say organisers, as the Elizabeth Longford Prize shortlist... Read more
Society of Authors president Philip Pullman and 32 other leading writers have called on the government to tackle “the blight” of online book piracy.
Joanne Harris has called on publishers to haul online pirates through the courts and set a legal precedent after authors rallied against website Ebooks Bike... Read more
Following the sobering statistics uncovered by The Bookseller's survey into class barriers in the books trade the industry has shared its efforts to redress the... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a... Read more