AWP Panel: Song of the Reed: The Poetry of Rumi, Seattle, WA
Anne Waldman will be a part of several events, panels, and readings at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference being held this year in Seattle, WA, from February 26 – March 1, 2014.
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.
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Level 6, Ballroom ABC