A.M. Bakalar on Proms Plus Literary, BBC Radio 3, Wednesday 17 July

Writer Eva Hoffman and novelist A.M. Bakalar talks to Rana Mitter about the proliferation of contemporary literature and visual arts created by Polish artists.

Proms Plus Literary

Wednesday, 17 July
5.45pm – c6.30pm
Royal College of Music

Event is Free.


A.M. Bakalar was born and raised in Poland. She lived in Germany, France, Sicily and Canada before she moved to the UK in 2004. Madame Mephisto, published in April 2012, is her first novel and was among readers recommendations to the 2012 Guardian First Book Award. She is the first Polish woman to publish a novel in English since Poland joined EU in 2004. A.M. Bakalar lives with her partner, a drum and bass musician, in London. (Photo: Dagmara Minkiewicz)