Tagged: Society of Authors

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

World of Books joins with Society of Authors to launch £5k writing award

Used book retailer the World of Books Group has partnered with the Society of Authors to launch a £5,000 award for writers to inspire progressive behaviour change. ... Read more

SoA and WGGB launch vanity publishing investigation

The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) have launched a joint investigation into so-called vanity publishing following a sharp... Read more

SoA renews calls for 'gold standard' copyright regime post-Brexit

Society of Authors c.e.o. Nicola Solomon has renewed calls for Britain to retain its “gold standard” rules on copyright now it has left the European... Read more

SoA awards £185k in grants for works in progress

The Society of Authors has awarded grants to 48 writers, worth more than £185,000, to enable them to complete works in progress including queer auto-fiction, forgotten histories, and... Read more

SoA 'concerned' by Bertelsmann's acquisition of S&S

The Society of Authors has said it is "concerned" by the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House's parent Bertelsmann, warning the move could adversely... Read more

Koomson, Rooney, Skea and Womack elected to SoA board

Dorothy Koomson, Anne Rooney, Margaret Skea and Philip Womack are joining the Society of Authors' board of directors, after a record number of nominations were received for four vacancies.... Read more

SoA and Creative Scotland to distribute £600k in hardship grants

Creative Scotland has partnered with the Society of Authors to distribute £600,000 in financial grants, in bursaries of up £2,000 each, among authors and other creative practitioners in the... Read more

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