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Passwords: Brad Gooch on Rumi

Date and Time: 
February 18, 2017 - 3:00PM
Event Location: 
Poets House
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

Poet, novelist, and biographer Brad Gooch discusses the life and work of Persian poet and Sufi mystic Rumi. Author of the new biography Rumi’s Secret, Gooch unearths the mystery behind the legendary poet and his devotion to a “religion of love.” Gooch will read Rumi’s poems, along with his co-translator Maryam Mortaz. Join Gooch and Mortaz as they decode the life of one of the most enigmatic poets of the last eight centuries.

Click here to listen to the full audio of the program

Presented as part of Bridging Cultures: Poetic Voices of the Muslim World.

Event Sponsored By: 
Co-sponsored by City Lore and Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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