Mal Peet: Our Appreciation

17/03/2015

We are all deeply saddened at the death of author Mal Peet. The support he provided for ALCS over the years in helping to raise awareness for authors' rights was invaluable. 

The 2015 February Distribution: Vital statistics

17/03/2015

By now, the majority of ALCS Members will have received their February 2015 distribution payments and statements. We are delighted to say that once again, these were at a record level. 

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CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals 2015: Shortlist Announced

17/03/2015

The shortlists for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals, the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book awards, sponsored by ALCS, have been announced.

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BBC launches 'Copyright Aware'

17/03/2015

This month the BBC launches Copyright Aware, a website dedicated to raising awareness about copyright and knowing your rights as a creator. 

A General Election Hustings for the Writing Community

17/03/2015

Later this month, ALCS together with the Society of Authors will be holding a 'General Election Hustings for the Writing Community'.

Tributes paid to Sir Terry Pratchett

17/03/2015

Both fellow authors and fans have been paying tribute to much-loved fantasy writer, Sir Terry Pratchett who has died, aged 66

Extended Collective Licensing: a call to action

17/03/2015

Last month we requested Members to take the time to complete a short survey regarding Extended Collective Licensing which will affect decisions made to protect your copyright. If you have not yet completed the survey, we would be grateful if you would do so, thereby helping us to gather this important feedback.