Could You Be the Next Chair of ALCS?

18/06/2013

The Board of the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS), is seeking to appoint a new Chair from November 2013, succeeding Dr Penny Grubb who has been in the post for the past six years.

Important Change in Payment Timing for 6,000 ALCS Members

18/06/2013

The largest single source of income that ALCS pays out to Members, namely the money collected from the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) schools licence, will be paid this year to Members in the August 2013 distribution instead of in February 2014.

Samuel Wright wins Tom-Gallon Trust Award

18/06/2013

The ALCS-sponsored Tom-Gallon Trust Award was given to Samuel Wright last week at The Authors' Awards 2013.

The Society of Authors: "Pay Authors Properly"

18/06/2013

The debate over Public Lending Right (PLR) for e-books was taken up by the Society of Authors (SoA) last week when Philip Pullman, writer and president elect of the SoA, called for authors to be properly paid.

Word Soup: The CILIP CKG Haiku Competition Winner

18/06/2013

The winner of the ALCS 2013 competition for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway shadowing scheme has been announced. Our 'Can you haiku?' competition invited young shadowers to write a poem in the Japanese style, inspired by the awards.