Joanne Harris sees off vote to oust her from Society of Authors role

Joanne Harris has seen off an attempt to remove her from a leading position at the UK's largest trade union for writers, illustrators and translators. A resolution to unseat Harris as chair of the Society of Authors management committee fell by 608 votes to 143. The move to oust Harris followed a row earlier this year over her response to the stabbing of Salman Rushdie.
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Philip Pullman calls for inquiry into writers’ trade union the Society of Authors

Philip Pullman has called for an external review of the Society of Authors. He said he felt he would not be free to express his personal opinion. The letter was leaked to private eye magazine. Pullman spoke in support of Clanchy and the book.
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