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
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
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
The Society of Authors has revealed its autumn/winter line-up of online events raising money for the Authors’ Contingency Fund.
The Society of Authors has condemned the arrest of three author members of Belarus PEN, reported to have been detained amid protests in Minsk demanding the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko.... Read more
The Society of Authors is calling on as many writers as possible to respond to its third Authors in the Health Crisis survey, ahead of 2020's Comprehensive Spending... Read more
The Society of Authors is launching a fundraising drive to help top up its Authors’ Contingency Fund, ensuring it can continue to offer hardship grants to authors as the... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) had awarded grants totalling £185,000 to writers including Derek Owusu and John Mapanje for their works in progress.