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The Poetry of Rumi: A Guided Discussion with Joan Canby

March 18, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Rumi’s poetry is some of the most widely read and translated in history. Spiritual and profound, the universality of his writing remains immensely popular today. Join Joan Canby for a discussion of his works, including major themes and inspirations, as well as the situational context in which he lived, worshipped and wrote.

Joan Canby has her degrees (BA, MA) in Comparative Literature with an emphasis on the Renaissance (French, Italian, English, Spanish and Latin literature). She has her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in Poetry. She has been widely published, to include: Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Poetry South, Forage, Place JournalCape Rock, Comstock Review, Broken PlateMain Street Rag, and Presence. Her chapbook Metaxe was published in 2010. Her chapbook Cascades was published spring 2022 by Assure Press.



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March 18, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT


The Writer’s Garret
215 S. Tyler St.
Dallas, TX 75208 United States
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