Author, Brad Gooch, “Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love”
Smithsonian Associates, Art Of Living
Brad Gooch is a poet, novelist, and biographer, and whose most recent book is Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love. Among his previous ten books are: Smash Cut: A Memoir of Howard & Art & The 70s and the 80s; Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor, which was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and a New York Times bestseller; and, City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O’Hara; Brad Gooch has received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship, and a Furthermore grant in publishing from the J.M. Kaplan Fund. A professor of English at William Paterson University, Brad earned his PhD at Columbia University, and lives in New York City.
Author Brad Gooch appears live at the Ripley Center, Washington DC, Wednesday March 1, 2017. For more information, check out the web site, and please be aware that the event is sold out, but you can phone 202 633 3030 to be added to the wait list.
As part of our Smithsonian Associates Art of Living series, we’re joined today via SKYPE on The Not Old Better Show by author, Brad Gooch. “Wait list” information, here: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/reserve.aspx?id=236676