Washington State Convention Center | March 1, 2014

Episode 71: Song of the Reed: The Poetry of Rumi, Sponsored by Poets House

(Anne Waldman, Brad Gooch, Coleman Barks) Thirteenth-century Persian poet Rumi is now the most popular poet in the United States. In this event, leading Rumi interpreter, Coleman Barks, reads his beloved versions of the Sufi poet’s verse, biographer Brad Gooch shares research into Rumi’s lived experience, and poet Anne Waldman reflects on Rumi’s contribution to poetry’s ecstatic tradition.

Published Date: July 16, 2014

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