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British readers have a reputation for being insular when it comes to reading the work of writers from abroad. Caroline Sanderson looks at some initiatives on a mission to change that.
Award-winning writer Alice Jolly explains why she took the crowd-funding route to publishing her forthcoming memoir ‘Dead Babies and Seaside Towns’
Find out how – and why - ALCS lends financial support to projects which benefit individual writers, the writing community and our wider society.
As the nation digests, and analyses the result of the recent General Election, key personnel at ALCS give their reactions to the news, along with their hopes for what the new majority Government might do for writers.
We are calling on all ALCS Members to please take less than a minute out of the working day to complete the Members' Poll on Extended Collective Licensing.
The European Commission is conducting a survey to gather information on the contracts authors sign and the levels of remuneration they receive. Please help by completing the survey below by the deadline of 30 May.
Plans for the new Digital Single Market have been announced by the European Commission to essentially “creating a borderless regulatory framework for online services across Europe”.
Last month saw the 2015 Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies (CISAC) European Committee meeting, which this year was held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
We are extremely sad to announce the death of Ruth Rendell, the world renowned crime writer - also Baroness Rendell of Babergh - at the age of 85. She had been admitted to hospital in January following a severe stroke.
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