Farewell and Thank You

Farewell and Thank You

21/01/2016

Earlier this month, Adam Singer, Chair of the ALCS Board of Directors released a parting statement by way of farewell to outgoing ALCS Board Members Joan Smith and Toby Faber, thanking them for their hard work over the years. He said: "This year we lose two Board Members who have both made a significant contribution to ALCS."
 

Writers’ Guild Awards 2016: Russell T Davies Honoured for Outstanding Contribution

21/01/2016

The Writers' Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) Awards celebrating the best of British writing, and sponsored by ALCS, were presented on Monday 18 January at a ceremony in London.

Images © WGGB/ Joanne Gennard

The Author Earnings Divide Widens?

21/01/2016

The gap between the UK’s highest-earning authors and those on the lowest incomes has given rise to allegations that high-earning authors are given priority by publishers when marketing books.

Peter Dickinson OBE (1927 – 2015)

21/01/2016

Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson OBE FRSL, prolific author and poet, has died on his 88th birthday.

Publishers Association Appoints New Chief Executive

21/01/2016

Stephen Lotinga has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of The Publishers Association (PA).

Tinniswood and Imison Awards 2016: Shortlists Announced

21/01/2016

The 2016 shortlists have been announced for the UK's premier prize for audio drama writing, the ALCS-sponsored Tinniswood Award, and for the Imison Award, awarded to the best original script by a new writer.

First Ever Independent Rights Valuation Published

21/01/2016

The division between rightsholders of licensing revenues collected by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and NLA media access (NLA) has been independently determined for the first time ever in a valuation process.