Obituary: David Nobbs, Creator of Reginald Perrin


Writer and former ALCS Vice Chair Felicity Hayes-McCoy pays tribute to the creator of Reginald Perrin, who was also a tireless activist for writers.

Image © David Nobbs Estate

"Writing the Future": A Day for Writers, Sponsored by ALCS


On Saturday 12 September, award winning writers Dreda Say Mitchell and Sathnam Sanghera will be joining Spread the Word and Words of Colour for a day of debate, skills-sharing, networking and insight into new and changing publishing practices for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) writers. Other writing industry professionals include Vintage Books publisher Mary Mount and Joy Francis from Words of Colour, and with career development advice from Mel Larsen and Danuta Kean.

Call for Entries: Tinniswood and Imison Awards


ALCS is once again sponsoring the Tinniswood Award for the best original radio drama script, jointly adminstered by the Society of Authors (SoA) and the Writers' Guild of Great Britain (WGGB). Help us celebrate the best in audio drama by entering your productions!