Join the SoA

Strengthen your career

  • Develop your craft at our professional workshops
  • Get specialist training on the business aspects of authorship
  • Negotiate better agreements with our free confidential contract vetting
  • Get individual guidance and advice on all aspects of your professional life, and help with disputes or concerns*

Meet other authors

  • Make friends for life at our bustling regular socials
  • Establish a network of professionals in the same boat as you
  • Share your career and creative concerns with people who understand

Make a difference

  • Support our campaigns for a fairer publishing industry
  • Make your voice heard in an increasingly difficult profession
  • Join the fight to save libraries, improve literacy and defend the arts


Email the Membership Department or phone us on 020 7373 6642.