Under the transatlantic pressure of writers’ associations and unions, Audible offers a concession. And the authors say it’s not enough.
With three of five titles coming from Hoopoe Books, the 15th annual iteration of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize names its shortlist.
Since March, 65 percent of professional writers, illustrators, and literary translators in the UK are reported to have lost income.
With events set to run into December, the program is offering tickets for its first three weeks to benefit the Authors’ Contingency Fund.
The trade union for writers calls on the British government to pressure the Lukashenko regime on behalf of the Union of Belarus Writers.
The UK’s authors’ union opens a new push for grassroots funding of small emergency grants needed by authors in the pandemic.
This tranche of honors administered by the society is cast this year as having to do with literature challenging inequality and includes several programs with age restrictions on eligible writers.
Five of the Society of Authors-administered prize programs with a combined £100,000 at stake are to be awarded in digital programming next month.
Appealing to Amazon, Google, Apple, and other online book retailers, Richard Charkin asks for a change in how quickly publishers are paid in the pandemic.
Visiting the Society of Authors’ offices, Richard Charkin looks at issues of perceived fairness—and otherwise—in how publishers and authors work together.