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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.
A "time" and "cost saving" new copyright arrangement has been made between the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and the Department for Education.
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), has announced an agreement with news aggregator SyndiGate, which will see the addition of 1000 online news services and blog sites to the CLA repertoire.
Kathy Settle, currently Director for Digital Policy and Departmental Engagement in the Government Digital Service (GDS), has been officially appointed as the Chief Executive of the newly formed, Leadership for Libraries taskforce, as recommended by last years' Sieghart Report.
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.
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