Writers' Action Group


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Birth Olivia Manning
She was always loth to reveal her true age. She falsified it in an autobiographical essay contributed to Bookmarks, which was published for the Writers' Action Group in 1975, and her husband learned only...
Occupation Brigid Brophy
BB was co-organiser of the Writers' Action Group campaign for Public Lending Right (or PLR), the system for remunerating authors for library borrowing of their books.
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black.
Occupation Maureen Duffy
MD was co-founder of, and remained closely involved in, the Writers' Action Group .
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black.
Occupation Maureen Duffy
This organization, formerly PLR or Public Lending Right, evolved from the Writers' Action Group of which MD was co-founder. As a founding member of ALCS, she was later honoured with a lifetime presidency of it.
Platt, Edward. “25 Years fighting for writers’ rights”. ALCS News, No. 21, pp. 4-5.
politics Lettice Cooper
She also participated in the campaign for authors' public lending right, having been a founder-member with Brigid Brophy , Maureen Duffy , and others, of Writers' Action Group .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.


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