News & Opinion

A roundup of the latest SoA news articles, blogs, interviews, notices and opportunities for writers. Click on the specific section to view all.



Elizabeth-Anne Wheal: Women in Jeopardy

Season 3 of BBC 2’s controversial drama The Fall may have concluded last October, but the debate it has catalysed among programme makers, reviewers and audiences shows no sign of...

Publishers - we need to talk about authors

Lucinda Hawksley – author, art historian and member of the Society of Authors Management Committee – argues that fair treatment of authors by publishers has been a long time coming.


The Author magazine

The novelist Jonathan Buckley was once asked how he kept up the pace for his readers. ‘The problem’, he replied, ‘is how to slow it down.

James McConnachie, Editor, Autumn 2016