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27 Mar, 2019, 14:31 GMT ALCS Welcomes Vote in European Parliament to Approve the New EU Copyright Directive

These new rules establish a framework for a fairer balance in the online world between authors and those that benefit commercially from the...


04 Dec, 2018, 18:00 GMT 2018 Educational Writers’ Award #EWA18: FAR FROM HOME Wins the UK’s Sole Award for Creative Educational Writing

The winner of the 2018 Educational Writers' Award is FAR FROM HOME: Refugees and Migrants Fleeing War, Persecution and Poverty by Cath Senker, a...


27 Nov, 2018, 12:03 GMT 2018 Educational Writers' Award #EWA18: Canvases, Codes, Clean Water & Empathy for the Lives of Others

Shortlist announced for the UK's only award for creative educational writing The Society of Authors and the Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society...


27 Jun, 2018, 18:00 BST Words Worth Less Than Ever, According to New ALCS Research

New ALCS research finds working writers' earnings continue to decline sharply, and exposes growing gender gap. The earnings of writers in the UK...


05 Dec, 2017, 18:00 GMT 2017 Educational Writers' Award #EWA17: A HIVE OF INFORMATION! THE BOOK OF BEES Wins the UK's Only Award for Creative Educational Writing

The winner of the 2017 Educational Writers' Award is THE BOOK OF BEES , written by Wojciech Grajkowski, illustrated by Piotr Socha, and translated...


14 Nov, 2017, 12:06 GMT 2017 Educational Writers' Award #EWA17: CODES & INVENTIONS & ALL CREATURES GREAT & SMALL

- Shortlist announced for the UK's only award for creative educational writing The Society of Authors and the Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society ...


06 Dec, 2016, 18:00 GMT Great Graphics & Mighty Maths - THIS IS NOT A MATHS BOOK Wins the UK's Only Award for Creative Educational Writing

The winner of the 2016 Educational Writers' Award is THIS IS NOT A MATHS BOOK: A SMART ART ACTIVITY BOOK, written by Anna Weltman, and illustrated by ...


06 Dec, 2016, 18:00 GMT Andy McNab Wins Inaugural Ruth Rendell Award for the Author Who has Done the Most to Champion Literacy

The Ruth Rendell Award was today presented to bestselling author and former soldier Andy McNab by Ruth's son, Simon Rendell, at the All Party...


08 Jul, 2015, 17:57 BST Call for Fair Contracts at the 2015 All Party Writers Group Summer Reception

The All Party Writers Group (APWG) held its annual Summer Reception on the Terrace of the House of Commons yesterday, hosted by newly appointed...


22 Jun, 2015, 09:45 BST All Party Writers Group Elects New Chair

The All Party Writers Group (APWG) is pleased to announce that Pete Wishart MP has been elected as the new Chair of the Group. Wishart replaces John...


02 Dec, 2014, 19:25 GMT Animal Magic! 'the World in Infographics: ANIMAL KINGDOM' Wins UK's Sole Award for Educational Writing

The winner of the 2014 Educational Writers' Award is the world in infographics: ANIMAL KINGDOM by Jon Richards and Ed Simkins. The result of this...


18 Nov, 2014, 12:11 GMT Books to Inspire Young Minds: 2014 Educational Writers' Award

Shortlist announced for only UK award for educational writing The four titles on the shortlist for the 2014 Educational Writers' Award, announced...


01 Jul, 2014, 18:30 BST ALCS Appoints Stevie Spring to Board of Directors

The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Stevie Spring as a Non-Executive Director for a...