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
Authors' organisations have revealed an “ever-increasing” demand on financial hardship grants, with new applications to the Royal Literary Fund up a third in four years.... Read more
The Society of Authors has launched a new prize for debut novelists over the age of 60: The Paul Torday Memorial Prize.
Independent press Eyewear Publishing has drawn criticism from the Society of Authors over its treatment of poets, including contracts “constituting an unwarranted interference with their... Read more
Authors including Philip Pullman, Robin Stevens and Maz Evans have reacted angrily to a new website offering free illegal downloads of their books.
The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Authors Licensing and Collection Society (ALCS) have written an open letter taking issue with the Publishers Association’s... Read more
Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novelist Fiona Mozley has scooped a nomination for the Society of Authors awards, as the shortlists are shared for the first time in... Read more
The Society of Authors is calling for tax relief to be extended to writers undertaking training for new skills in response to a government consultation. ... Read more