Divining Poets: Rumi (Other)
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About the Author
JALAL AL-DIN RUMI was born in 1207 in Central Asia. He founded the mystic Sufi order known to us as the Whirling Dervishes, who use dance and music as part of their spiritual devotion. He died in 1273 and his burial place in Konya, Turkey, remains a shrine to this day. BRAD GOOCH, bestselling author of Smash Cut, Flannery, and City Poet, wrote the first popular biography of Rumi, Rumi's Secret, which was published by HarperCollins in 2017 to critical acclaim. MARYAM MORTAZ is an Iranian-American writer, translator, and author of the short story collection Pushkin and Other Stories.