Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Coleman Barks Featured on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer recently aired a feature about how the work of the mystic poet Rumi serves as an all-too-rare cultural bridge between people in the United States and Afghanistan. Coleman Barks, a bestselling translator of numerous books of Rumi's poetry, is interviewed and prominently featured in the segment. Barks is also a poet and author of the recently published WINTER SKY: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1968-2008.

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