The Author

The paper book is a superbly immersive thing. Opening one is like putting on goggles and diving into the water: it’s another world, and you’re in it.

James McConnachie, Editor, Winter 2016

The SoA's quarterly journal,The Author, is an invaluable source of information, news and opinion for authors, as well as for publishers, literary agents and other industry professionals.

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