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1 December 2015

Writer Rachel Williams and illustrator Lucy Letherland have won the 2015 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award with their book Atlas of Adventures.

27 November 2015

Once again, our Chief Executive Nicola Solomon has been included in The Bookseller 100, an annual list of the most influential people in UK publishing.

26 November 2015

The SoA welcomes the commitment to prioritise and protect spending on the arts in the Chancellor’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement.

26 November 2015

The Society of Authors was appalled to learn that poet Ashraf Fayadh faces execution for apostasy in Saudi Arabia. We condemn this violation of the right to freedom of expression.

20 November 2015

We were delighted that so many members were able to attend our Annual General Meeting last night (19 November).

Resolutions
The two resolutions, to approve the minutes of the 2014 AGM and to approve the SoA’s annual report and financial accounts for 2014, were passed unanimously.

19 November 2015

The SoA has written to Ed Vaizey along with other members of the Creators’ Rights Alliance to restate and amplify our demands for greater protection against onerous contracts for all creators.

22 October 2015

The SoA owns or manages more than 50 literary estates – Bernard Shaw and E. M. Forster among them – and uses the income from these to support all of its work.

10 November 2015

The SoA has today written to express its concerns about Public Lending Right to Dominic Lake, Deputy Director of Arts, Libraries & Cultural Property, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

 

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