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 launched a £5,000 book prize for ‘quirky’ illustrated books for children aged 0-7.
The Society of Authors is urging prime ministerial hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to support authors and the wider creative industries.
A number of literary prizes were awarded this week, while independent bookshops across the country celebrated Independent Bookshop Week.
James Clarke, Raymond Antrobus and 70-year-old debut novelist Anne Youngson are among the winners of this year's Society of Authors' Awards, which total £100,000. ... 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