Information: Useful Literary Organisations

The British Copyright Council cannot provide specialist knowledge of copyright and contractual issues in the literary and publishing field. Such information can be obtained from the following organisations:

The following members of the British Copyright Council represent authors of literary works:-

Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society Ltd
5th Floor, Shackleton House, Hays Galleria, 4 Battle Bridge Lane, London SE1 2HX. T: 020 7264 5700 E: alcs@alcs.co.uk. Website: www.alcs.co.uk

Broadcasting Entertainment, Cinematograph & Theatre Union
373-377 Clapham Road, London SW9 9BT. T: 020 7346 0900 E: info@bectu.org.uk Website: www.bectu.org.uk

Chartered Institute of Journalists
2 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 2XU. T:020 7252 1187 E: memberservices@cioj.co.uk Website:www.cioj.co.uk

National Union of Journalists
Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB. T: 020 7843 3700 E: info@nuj.org.uk Website:www.nuj.org.uk.

Society of Authors
24 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4EH. T: 020 7373 6642 E: info@societyofauthors.org Website: www.societyofauthors.org

Writers’ Guild of Great Britain
First Floor, 134 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU. T: 020 7833 0777 E: ellie@writersguild.org.uk Website:www.writersguild.org.uk

The following member of the British Copyright Council represents authors’ agents:-

Association of Authors’ Agents
c/o Watson, Little Ltd, Studio 315, Screenworks, 22 Highbury Grove, London, N5 2ER. T: 020 7388 7529 E: dw@watsonlittle.com Website:www.agentsassoc.co.uk.

The following members of the British Copyright Council represent publishers of literary works:

Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
Egale 1, 80 St Albans Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1DL T: 01442 828 928 E:audrey.mcculloch@alpsp.org Website:www.alpsp.org

Professional Publishers Association
White Collar Factory, 1 Old Street Yard, London EC1Y 8AF. T:020 7404 4166 E: info@ppa.co.uk Website: www.ppa.co.uk.

Publishers’ Licensing Services
5th Floor, Shackleton House, Hays Galleria, 4 Battle Bridge Lane, London SE1 2HX. Tel:020 7079 5930 E:pls@pls.org.uk Website: www.pls.org.uk

Other organisations:

The Book Trust
G8 Battersea Studios, 80 Silverthorne Road, Battersea, London SW8 3HE. Tel:020 7801 8800 E:query@booktrust.org.uk. Website:www.booktrust.org.uk

Copyright Licensing Agency
5th Floor, Shackleton House, Hays Galleria, 4 Battle Bridge Lane, London SE1 2HX. . Tel:020 7400 3100 E:cla@cla.co.uk Website: www.cla.co.uk

The Poetry Society
22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX. Tel: 020 7420 9880 E:info@poetrysociety.org.uk Website: www.poetrysociety.org.uk

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Updated April 2019

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