Alliance of Literary Societies

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The Alliance of Literary Societies, or A. L. S., is an umbrella organisation for literary societies mainly based in the United Kingdom.[1]

The Alliance of Literary Societies was founded in 1973, as a result of a campaign to preserve a property associated with Charles Dickens, and has over 120 member societies. In May 2010, Jenny Uglow was appointed President of the Alliance, succeeding Aeronwy Thomas.[2] Claire Harman replaced Uglow in 2016.[3]

The Alliance offers various member benefits: general advice, marketing of its member societies and their events via the ALS website, regular news by email, three newsletters per year, plus an annual journal ALSo.

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  1. ^ The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum Archived 2012-06-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Alliance of Literary Societies, Minutes of the AGM held on 15 May 2010
  3. ^ "About Claire Harman". Claire Harman official website. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 

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