Here are the latest posts about The Authors Guild on Writers Write:
Authors Guild Survey Reveals Declining Earnings for Writers (2019-01-07): A book author income survey from The Authors Guild found a steep decline in earnings for authors over the past decade.
Author Incomes Have Plummeted in Last Six Years (2015-09-16): Income for both full time and part time writers has plummeted in the last six years according to a new Authors Guild survey.
Amazon Explains Its Theories of Ebook Pricing and Author Royalties (2014-08-01): Amazon.com explains its theories about ebook pricing, its battle with Hachette and calls for increase on author royalties for ebooks.
The Amazon Hachette War: For Authors, It's Personal Now (2014-07-11): The Amazon Hachette war escalated this week when Amazon offered 100% royalties to authors. But Hachette and bestelling authors say no deal.
Authors Guild Attorney Testifies on Capitol Hill About Creating New National Digital Library (2014-04-03): Jan Constantine, the general counsel of the Authors Guild, testifies before Congress about authors' copyrights and the Google digitization project.
Roxana Robinson Elected as the New President of the Authors Guild (2014-03-17): Roxana Robinson has been elected as the new president of the Authors Guild. Judy Blume, Richard Russo, and James Shapiro will be vice presidents.
Google Wins Big as Judge Rules Against Authors Guild in Decade Long Book Scanning Case (2013-11-15): Google is celebrating tonight as Judge Denny Chin rules that the book scanning project constitutes fair use under copyright laws. Authors Guild is devastated, vows to appeal.
Authors Guild Extremely Critical of Penguin Random House Merger (2012-11-05): The Authors Guild is not happy with the prospect of a merger between Penguin and Random House, which it calls "unsettling".
Federal Judge Rules Against Authors Guild in Hathitrust-Google Book Scanning Case (2012-10-11): Publishers Weekly reports that the Authors Guild suffered a stinging defeat in the Google scanning/Hathitrust lawsuit.
Author's Guild Not Happy With Amazon Lending Library (2011-11-15): The Author's Guild is extremely unhappy with Amazon.
Ursula Le Guin Resigns From Authors Guild Over Google Book Settlement (2009-12-28): Science fiction superstar Ursula LeGuin has resigned her membership in the Authors Guild, saying that the group had "made a deal with the devil" by supporting the Google Book Settlement.
Furious Row at Frankfort Book Fair May Lead to EU Being Dropped From Google Book Settlement (2009-10-19): Due to massive resistance to the Google Book Settlement in Europe, all European Union books might be entirely left out
from the deal, according to The Bookseller.
Google Book Settlement Hearing Postponed (2009-09-22): As expected, the October 7 hearing in the Google Book Settlement case is going to be postponed so that Google can revise the settlement agreement to the Justice Department's satisfaction.
Authors Guild Slams Amazon for Stance Against Google Book Settlement (2009-09-08): The Authors Guild has slammed Amazon.
Google Copyright Lawsuit Settlement Delayed Again (2009-04-29): In a surprise ruling the judge in the Google Book Search copyright lawsuit has agreed to a four month extension requested by a group of authors.
Authors Guild Stands Firm on Simon and Schuster Allegations (2007-05-25): The Authors Guild was unimpressed by Simon and Schuster's defense of its new standard author contract.
Authors Guild Presses Members to Negotiate Ebook Royalties (2004-06-18): The Authors Guild has urged its members to focus on ebook royalties during contract
iUniverse Renews Partnership with Authors Guild (2003-10-24): iUniverse announced that it has renewed its agreement to provide
on-demand publishing services to members of the Authors Guild,
an organization of published authors.
Authors Guild Disapproves of IPublish.com Contract (2001-05-18): The Authors Guild has warned its members and other writers
to approach iPublish.