A new British survey of authors warns of falling incomes and faltering sustainability in writing occupations.
Cautious Optimism: The UK’s Copyright Exhaustion Decision — for Now
The UK’s Intellectual Property Office announces it won’t change copyright now, but ‘remains committed to exploring opportunities.’
UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question
As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK’s copyright consultation.
Authors, Illustrators Pressure the UK Government on Copyright
A total 2,661 authors, illustrators, and translators question London’s consultation on post-Brexit copyright.
UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’
‘The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,’ says the Publishers Association, is an ‘international copyright exhaustion framework.’
UK Author Unions Launch Investigation Into ‘Partner Publishing’
Citing ‘a sharp rise in complaints’ about companies that charge writers to produce their work, author-advocacy unions open a study.
Society of Authors and ALCS Present Talking Points to Publishers on Author Income
Following a report that author income in the UK is declining, the Society of Authors and ALCS wrote an open letter to the UK Publishers Association.
How Much Do Writers Earn in the UK? ALCS Report Offers New Input
Despite questions about its accuracy, a new report from the ALCS based on author surveys offers insight into the question how much do writers earn in the UK? And publishers are speaking up.