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Passwords: Brad Gooch on Rumi

Feb 18, 2017 | 3:00 pm

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.


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

Admission $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members Location Poets House Sponsored By Co-sponsored by City Lore and Poets House


Feb 18, 2017
3:00 pm
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