About us

The Alliance of Literary Societies is the umbrella organisation for literary societies and groups in the UK. We were formed in 1973 and currently have over 100 member societies. Our president is James Naughtie.

We provide support and advice on a variety of literary subjects, as well as promoting cooperation between member societies. Each year we have a weekend event hosted by a different member society.

Are you a literary society or group interested in becoming a member? Visit the ALS Membership page to find out more.

If you are an individual looking for a literary society/group to join, then take a look through our Member Societies listings  (also available from the right hand menu bar).



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