Coleman Barks changed his life's direction when, in 1976, Robert Bly showed him some scholarly translations of the ecstatic poems of Jelaluddin Rumi, a thirteenth-century Sufi mystic, and told him, "These poems need to be released from their cages."

Captivated by Rumi's humor, wisdom, and spiritual depth, and the apparently effortless qualities of a poet as famous in the Islamic world as Shakespeare is in the West, Barks took up the challenge.

Coleman Barks was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was educated at the University of North Carolina and the University of California at Berkeley. He taught poetry and creative writing at the University of Georgia for thirty years.

He is the author of numerous Rumi translations and has been a student of Sufism since 1977. His work with Rumi was the subject of an hour-long segment in Bill Moyers's Language of Life series on PBS, and he is a featured poet and translator in Bill Moyers's poetry special, "Fooling with Words." Coleman Barks is the father of two grown children and the grandfather of four. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

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Through his rendering of Rumi’s poems and stories, Coleman Barks has established himself as perhaps the leading voice for Rumi’s work today. His warm and sensitive reading combines with the world-renowned musicianship of Hamza El Din (oud and tar) and Steve Coughlin (ney an hansuri) to create an enthralling listening experience. Jalaluddin Rumi ...


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We are delighted to offer this excerpt from The Poems of Rumi as read by Coleman Barks, leading scholar and translator of Rumi poetry, and Robert Bly, poet, author, and leader of the men's movement. Jalaluddin Rumi is a beloved as a spiritual master and one of the greatest poets of all time.   "The dictionaries have no entry for the sort of love...


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“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” Jellaludin Rumi was a 13th century Sufi mystic and is one of the most beloved poets of all time. Coleman Barks, renowned translator of Rumi’s poetry, is the best-selling author of The Essential Rumi.  Captivated by Rumi's humor, wisdom, and spiritual depth, ...


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Robert Bly, best-selling author of Iron John and winner of The National Book Award for Poetry has been a cultural icon for many years. Twenty Five years ago Robert gave a weekend workshop in Pennsylvania, the result was a phenomenal program in which Robert explored two of his favorite subjects - W.B. Yeats and the psychology and personality of m...


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