The world has much solace to offer: love, food, music, the immense variety of race and language, literature and the pleasure of artistic creation – Anthony Burgess (1917–1993)
The International Anthony Burgess Foundation is an independent charity which supports educational and artistic work. Our mission is to encourage public and scholarly engagement with all aspects of the life and work of Anthony Burgess. We encourage new work by writers and musicians, enable academic research and creative expression, and work with others to present a year-round programme of public events.
By becoming a Friend of the Anthony Burgess Foundation, you will help to preserve our collection of manuscripts and books, providing an independent and unique snapshot of twentieth century literary culture. You’ll play an important role in supporting the network of Burgess readers, scholars and fans all around the world, as well as enjoying other exclusive benefits.
Subscription costs £25 for one year. Membership of the Friends’ Scheme brings many benefits, including the following:
A copy of the annual End of the World Newsletter, featuring news of the Foundation’s activity, photography from the archive, and unpublished writing by Burgess.
Friends will also receive quarterly updates, giving details of the Foundation’s programme.Your choice of a free Anthony Burgess novel from three Norton titles: Nothing Like the Sun, Honey for the Bears or Tremor of Intent.
A VIP invitation for you and a guest to attend the Observer/Burgess Prize Ceremony at King’s Place in London.
Priority booking and reduced admission for a variety of events at the Burgess Foundation, including the annual Anthony Burgess Lecture.
Preview tours of exhibitions at the Burgess Foundation and complimentary advance copies of exhibition catalogues.