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The SoA campaigns on behalf of authors on a wide range of topics.

We lobby government to preserve the nation's libraries, improve literacy, maintain a sensible copyright system, and promote fair business dealings in the publishing industry. If you would like to bring a matter of concern to our attention, or give feedback on our campaigns, please do get in touch.

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For a quick overview of our current campaign goals, read our manifesto.



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