Authors Guild Urges More Book Contract Changes

The Guild addresses time limited book contracts, subrights, and the out-of-print clause in the latest installment of its Fair Contract Initiative. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Unveils New Model Trade Book Contract

Using some or all of the clauses in the model contract, the Authors Guild said, will help ensure that writers receive the rights granted them under current U.S. copyright and contract law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Diversity Webinar Asks: Can Book Publishing Change?

The Authors Guild's virtual panel "Centering Black Voices: Short-Term Progress or Sustainable Change?," held on July 27, offered a wide-ranging examination of the history and potential of the book industry’s continuing struggle to address diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Authors Guild Releases Its Model Translation Contract, a First

Points of ideal translation contracts–including cover credit for a translator's work–are included in the Guild's newly released model. The post The Authors Guild Releases Its Model Translation Contract, a First appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-20 03:20:29 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-29 22:12:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Says Cengage Failed to Renegotiate Contracts

In the digitization of the textbook market, the Authors Guild's new statement sees unsettled business between a curriculum content company and writers. The post Authors Guild Says Cengage Failed to Renegotiate Contracts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-24 02:53:49 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit

Only 14 of 205 respondents to an unprecedented Authors Guild survey said that 100 percent of their income is from translation and related activities. The post Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Joins Warnings on Amazon’s Buy-Button Book Sales Policy

Authors' and publishers' groups are protesting a change in Amazon's third-party sales policy. The retailer says it's in line with 'the rest of Amazon.' The post Authors Guild Joins Warnings on Amazon’s Buy-Button Book Sales Policy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In India, Teen Authors Land Book Publishing Contracts

'There is the question of quality,' concedes an agent about teen authors being published in India. Finding 'new voices' is the strategy, says one editor. The post In India, Teen Authors Land Book Publishing Contracts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teaming Up: London Book Fair and Nielsen, Authors Guild and Media Coalition

The London Book Fair's Quantum Conference and Nielsen's BookInsights merge, while the Authors Guild and Media Coalition get together on freedom of speech. The post Teaming Up: London Book Fair and Nielsen, Authors Guild and Media Coalition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild denied appeal to stop Google scanning books

The US Authors Guild’s appeal against the earlier ruling that allows the tech giant to scan millions of books under ‘fair use’ has been rejected by the Supreme CourtA long-running face-off between the US Authors Guild and Google over the search engine’s scanning of millions of books was brought... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Groups Urge Authors to Support N.C. Bookstores

In response to Sherman Alexie’s decision to cancel an appearance in North Carolina and concerns that more cancellations could follow, the ABA and other book-related groups asked authors not to punish booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Slams 'Inadequate' E-book Royalty

The Authors Guild is asking bestselling authors to push back against the industry's reigning 25% ebook royalty rate "on behalf of all authors, as well as themselves.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fair Contract Initiative' from Authors Guild

The Authors Guild of America has launched a Fair Contract Initiative to “address the major inequities in many boilerplate contract terms today” and educate authors on what terms they can negotiate on. The initiative, announced on Friday (28th May) at BEA, aims to “restore balance to the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Announces 'Fair Contract' Initiative

At this year's BookExpo America, the Authors Guild is rolling out its Fair Contract Initiative, a series of commentaries it will publish in the coming months that take a "fresh look at the standard book publishing contract." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge dismisses Authors Guild case against Google Books

A U.S. judge has thrown out a long-standing copyright infringement case brought against Google by the Authors Guild, saying the company’s book-scanning project provides significant benefits to the public. Judge Denny Chin, formerly of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Attacking Amazon, Authors Group Urges Opposition to E-Book Settlement

The Authors Guild is encouraging its 8,500 members to submit comments against the proposed settlement between the Department of Justice and three large publishers. The settlement, the guild argues, will only benefit Amazon. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Sues Universities Over Google Book Scanning

The Authors Guild has sued five universities and a library partnership organization alleging copyright infringement over their use of certain digitized copies of... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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