Mary Oliver with Coleman Barks


photo of Mary Oliver with Coleman Barks
Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver‘s poetry, with her lyrical connection to the natural world, has firmly established her in the highest realm of American poets.  She is renowned for her evocative and precise imagery,...

Mary Oliver full bio


photo of Mary Oliver with Coleman Barks
Coleman Barks

Coleman Barks published his first book of poetry, The Juice, in 1972. From the late 1970’s to the present he has been primarily known for his translations of the 13th century mystic, Jelaluddin Rumi.

Coleman Barks full bio


Video from this Event

Mary Oliver reading from her work, introduction by Coleman Barks.

Mary Oliver in conversation with Coleman Barks.


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