Animal Magic! The Educational Writers' Award winner 2014

16/12/2014

The winner of the 2014 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award is the world in infographics: ANIMAL KINGDOM by Jon Richards and Ed Simkins, published by Wayland.

The award was presented by Tristram Hunt MP at the All Party Parliamentary Writers Group winter reception at the House of Commons.

 

IP: The Big Debate

16/12/2014

Earlier this month, ALCS sponsored an Alliance for Intellectual Property event entitled IP: The Big Debate, held at the Royal Society.

News from the Children's Laureate

16/12/2014

An end-of-year round-up of what Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman – whose role is co-sponsored by ALCS – has been up to in 2014.

 

ALCS Support & Sponsorship Fund 2014

16/12/2014

Projects supported in 2014 by the ALCS Support and Sponsorship Fund were:

ALCS supports music industry call for judicial review of new private copying law

16/12/2014

ALCS has pledged its support for a group application for a judicial review of the introduction of private copying exceptions, launched by UK Music, The British Academy of Songwriters (BASCA) and The Musicians’ Union to challenge the lack of fair compensation for musicians and songwriters.

Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards: shortlists announced

16/12/2014

The shortlists for the 2014 Writers' Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) Awards - including awards for the best TV drama, TV situation comedy, radio drama, radio comedy and sreenplays - have been announced.

Crime writer PD James dies aged 94

16/12/2014

PD James, one of the doyennes of detective fiction, has died aged 94.