The Society of Authors is a non-profit making organisation, founded in 1884, “to protect the rights and further the interests of authors”
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Subsidiary groups

The Society of Authors works with writers throughout the UK

There is a Society of Authors in Scotland and a number of regional groups.

We also have well-established specialist groups for areas of writing that have specific concerns, including the Academic Writers Group, the Broadcasting Group, the Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group, the Educational Writers Group, the Medical Writers Group and the Translators Association.

Members can access information about the activities of these groups by following these links: