The Authors Guild’s new statement sees unsettled business between Cengage Unlimited and authors over the publisher’s new usage-based royalty payments.
The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary has a markup session scheduled for the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act on Thursday (July 18).
Intended to make it easier for rights holders to defend copyrighted work the CASE Act is getting backing from publishing’s trade and advocacy organizations.
The leading author-advocacy trade organization in the United States announces that it’s in talks with Amazon on issues of ‘plagiarism and scams.’
In a copyright flare-up, California’s Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world’s two largest author trade organizations.
The new Authors Guild survey, larger than in the past and with input from other writing organizations, brings into question how authors are compensated and how the issue is assessed.
As Simon & Schuster prepares to release new political books, the Authors Guild condemns Trump’s assaults on the news media.
The Authors Guild releases a letter sent to the president of a South Carolina police association: ‘Attempts at censorship by law enforcement organizations cannot be tolerated in a democracy.’
Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com.
In the ‘Cockygate’ court case mounted with the Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild has prevailed against Faleena Hopkins: The guild says authors can use the word ‘cocky’ in titles.