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Announcing the eighth writer to hold the prestigious Laureateship, a role now sponsored by ALCS for the first time
After six years of campaigning and lobbying, we review the progress of the All Party Writers Group in the month of its AGM and Summer Reception
John Toner of the National Union of Journalists tell us why he believes union membership is now more important than ever for freelances
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.
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.
The ALCS-sponsored Tom-Gallon Trust Award was given to Samuel Wright last week at The Authors' Awards 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.
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.
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