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Scrap the reading tax!

Scrap the reading tax!

It is now within the UK Government's power to cut VAT on e-books - write to your MP to make sure it happens. 
Authors' Awards 2019

Authors' Awards 2019 now open for entries

The Society of Authors is now inviting entries for the 2019 Authors’ Awards. Judged by authors for authors, the 2018 awards saw £98,000 given to 31 winners at a ceremony hosted by...
Back the Copyright Directive!

Back the Copyright Directive!

We are urging our members and supporters to write to their MEPs asking them to the support the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. 
VS Naipaul 1932-2018

VS Naipaul, 1932-2018

We were saddened to learn of the death of VS Naipaul, writer and longstanding member of the Society of Authors.
SoA calls for action to boost authors’ income

SoA calls for action to boost authors’ income

Responding to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Writers’ (APPWG) inquiry into authors’ earnings, the SoA has called upon both government and industry to take action to support...