The International Anthony Burgess Foundation Podcast
Manchester UNESCO City of Literature Virtual Residency: Peter Bakowski
Anthony Burgess was one of the most important and prolific British writers of the twentieth century. Most famous for his dystopian vision A Clockwork Orange, he wrote 33 novels, 25 books of non-fiction and over 250 musical compositions. This podcast aims to illuminate Burgess’s life and work, and his connections to other twentieth century literature, film and music. So join us as we explore the world of Anthony Burgess.
In this episode, Andrew Biswell talks to the poet Peter Bakowski about his virtual residency at the Burgess Foundation and the poems inspired by his research into Anthony Burgess.
Peter Bakowski is our first Virtual Writer in Residence and joined us through a collaborative project with Manchester UNESCO City of Literature. Peter is an award-winning Australian poet, whose work has an international influence. Having travelled widely in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia, his work has been set in many countries around the world, and been published in languages such as Arabic, Japanese, Bengali and Mandarin. 2022 marks his 40th year of writing poetry.
Peter’s latest collection of poetry are Our Ways on Earth, published by Recent Work Press, and Nearly Lunch, published by Wakefield Press and written in collaboration with the Adelaide poet Ken Bolton.
Our Ways on Earth by Peter Bakowski
Nearly Lunch by Peter Bakowski and Ken Bolton
Manchester UNESCO City of Literature
International Anthony Burgess Foundation
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