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The Poetry of Rumi: A Guided Discussion with Joan Canby
March 18 @ 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 Journal, Cape Rock, Comstock Review, Broken Plate, Main 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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