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

Joanne Harris calls on publishers to take online pirates to court

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

Publishers and chief executives respond to class survey findings

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

Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

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

Graphic novel wins Society of Authors Translation Prize for first time

A graphic novel has won an award for the first time at the Society of Authors’ Translation Prize ceremony. Read more

SoA open letter demanding Internet Archive stops 'unlawful' lending gets 750 signatures

More than 750 people have signed a Society of Authors (SoA) letter demanding the Internet Archive stops its Open Library project lending scanned books online... Read more

No deal Brexit: Export and printing logistics are key trade concerns

Export and printing logistics have emerged as key trade concerns in the event of a no deal Brexit, with indie publishers and printers warning shipping and customs... Read more

The Bookseller's c.e.o. predictions for 2019

Following on from The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019, senior figures share their hopes and expectations for the year ahead. Read more

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