Event: A.M. Bakalar, 25 April, Liverpool
Thursday, 25 April
Merseyside Polonia will present a Polish writer, A.M. Bakalar, based in the UK who reflects on her experience of Poland from London perspective and Englishness from Polish migrant side through a fictional character presented in her book Madame Mephisto.
Toxteth Library, 6.30pm
Windsor Street, Liverpool L8 1XF
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 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.