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VS Naipaul, 1932-2018

We were saddened to learn of the death of VS Naipaul, writer and longstanding member of the Society of Authors.


Before You Sign | School visits

School visits can be a rewarding experience and a great opportunity for a children’s writer or illustrator to be in direct contact with their audience. But before you brush up your...


The Author magazine

this Summer issue of The Author is
all about past and future, youth and age.

James McConnachie
Editor, Summer 2018