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ALCS AGM 2015
This year the ALCS Annual General Meeting will be held in the beautiful Fazeley Studios in Birmingham on the 19 November 2015
Further details of the AGM will be announced here in due course.
Last night (24 March), the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) alongside the Society of Authors (SOA), hosted a pre-election hustings debate for the writing community at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
The sixth Man Booker International Prize shortlist has been announced, including writers from 10 countries in contention for the £60,000 prize.
This month the BBC launches Copyright Aware, a website dedicated to raising awareness about copyright and knowing your rights as a creator.
This week, ALCS together with the Society of Authors will be holding a 'General Election Hustings for the Writing Community'.
The shortlist for this year's CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, sponsored by ALCS, has been announced.
Fellow authors and fans have paid tribute this week to much loved fantasy writer, Sir Terry Pratchett, who lost his battle with Alzheimers, aged 66.
Mal Peet, the ‘writer’s writer’ and ambassador of Young Adult fiction has passed away at the age of 67 after recently being diagnosed with cancer.
ALCS will be attending this year's Education Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 19 -21 March.
The longlists for both the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are revealed for only the second time in the history of the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. The 20 titles on each longlist are contenders for the highest accolades in children’s literature; with past winners of the Medals including legendary authors Arthur Ransome and C.S Lewis and renowned illustrators Quentin Blake and Shirley Hughes.
The Royal Institute of British Architects was the central London location for the 2015 Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards, proudly sponsored by ALCS.
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