VAT on Sale of Ebooks

17 March 2015 If you are a self-publisher and are selling ebooks or other digitised materials, beware the new VAT implications – more below.  Those wanting to register for VAT MOSS should have done so by 8 February 2015.  If this applies to you and you have not yet registered, further guidance is given here. Businesses,…

A Textbook Case: Open Letter

On 20 November 2014 The Times published an article about educational publishing in Britain today. Under the heading, ‘Textbook case of sloppy work’, the standfirst reads: ‘Britain once led the world in educational publishing. Now we have to import titles’; and the second paragraph begins: ‘the UK now produces among the worst textbooks of any…

SoA in Debrett’s 500

27 January 2015 We are delighted that the SoA is represented in the Debrett’s 500 2015 by our Chief Executive. TheDebrett’s 500 is a positive endorsement and recognition of Britain’s most influential people. TheTimes called Nicola Solomon ‘an important voice in protecting authors’ rights’. Nicola says: I’m delighted to be included on behalf of the SoA. The nomination shows…

2014 Translation Prizes

25 February 2015 Translators build bridges between authors and readers, between places and people and between different perspectives and imaginations – and those bridges are unique works of art in themselves. The Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes celebrate the best translation into English of literary works and we are delighted to announce the winners of…

Authors Honoured

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