Meet the 2020 Society of Authors’ Winners

SoA @ Home Festival

Join us for a panel discussion with some of this year’s winners, hosted by our Prizes department, as they discuss their work, winning in lockdown, and where they go from here.

Afternoon Tea with Barney Norris

SoA @ Home Festival

Grab a cuppa and a join us for a 45-minute online video session with Barney Norris as he shares a mini tour of his creative workspace, insights into what he’s currently working on, and how he is adapting to working online. Barney is a judge for our Somerset Maugham Awards and a Scriptwriters Group committee member.

Translations in Conversation

SoA @ Home Festival

At a time when travel is restricted and our horizons seem limited, we need translators more than ever to help us navigate the world.  Award-winning translators Daniel Hahn, Katy Derbyshire and Arunava Sinha explore creativity in lockdown and read from work in progress.

The Reluctant Networker: Online Networking in the Literary World

SoA @ Home Festival

In this session, Ronke Lawal will offer tips and tactics to improve your confidence and get the most out of networking in literary or publishing spaces in the online world in a way that makes it fun, authentic and intentional.

Theatre in crisis – where do we go from here?

SoA @ Home Festival

Join us for a panel discussion with children’s author and playwright Piers Torday, Artistic Director, Justin Audibert (Unicorn Theatre), alongside Executive Director, Holly Kendrick (Wilton’s) in conversation with SoA’s Theo Jones to discuss the impact of the pandemic has had on theatre.