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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.
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.
ALCS were proud sponsors of the 2015 National Literacy Trust's, My Words, My World prize-giving event, held at the Free Word centre in London.
Writer and actor Morwenna Banks won the Tinniswood Award 2015 for her audio drama Goodbye, a moving account of a friendship negotiating cancer.
The campaign to allow prisoners access to books has successfully had restrictions lifted, allowing books to be sent to all prisoners in England and Wales.
The shortlist for the 2014 Writers' Guild of Great Britain awards has been announced.
The world in infographics: Animal Kingdom by Jon Richards and Ed Simkins, was announced yesterday as the winner of the 2014 Educational Writers' Award.
A group application for a judicial review of the introduction of private copying exceptions has been launched by UK Music, The British Academy of Songwriters (BASCA) and The Musicians’ Union to challenge the lack of fair compensation to musicians and songwriters.
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