Coleman Barks

 Coleman Barks

Coleman Barks is a leading scholar and translator of the 13th-century Persian mystic Jelaluddin Rumi. In addition to publishing two books of his own poetry (The Juice and Gourd Seed), Barks has published 12 volumes of translations from Rumi and others, and contributed to over 20 anthologies. The next edition of the Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces will include selections of his Rumi translations. He is currently a member of the English Department at the University of Georgia.

Author photo © John Zeuli 2011


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Just Being Here

Rumi and Human Friendship

Coleman Barks

David Darling

Coleman recites ten Rumi poems and five of his own, accompanied by cellist David Darling.
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Rumi

Voice of Longing

Coleman Barks

Brings to life nearly 100 of the Sufi poet's most memorable quatrains.
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I Want Burning

The Ecstatic World of Rumi, Hafiz, and Lalla

Coleman Barks

A fiery journey to Sufism’s golden age of spiritual expression through poetry.
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