‘Poetry of the Desert’ with International Sufi poet Tamam Kahn
A Poetry Reading at Caribe Cantina, 306 W. Van Buren in Eureka Springs, AR on
Sunday, September 13, at 6:30 pm.
Tamam is the author of Untold: A History of the Wives of Prophet Muhammad, Monkfish Press, 2010, winner of an International Book Award, 2011. She was invited by the Royal Ministry of Morocco to read her poetry at their symposium in Marrakesh in 2009. Recently, Taman read at Poet’s House in New York City.
Tamam Kahn has studied Classical Arabic, has an MA in Eastern Art History from San Francisco State University, has attended Stanford University, and has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. She is a poet and spoken word performer as well as an author. She is married to Shabda Kahn, the spiritual director (Pir) of the Sufi Ruhaniat International, and the Dances of Universal Peace, with outreach in 50 countries.
Tamam is collaborating with Islamic scholar Dr. Arthur Buehler on a biography of Fatima, daughter of Prophet Muhammad, and she has just completed a poetry manuscript of Fatima’s life stories — in poems.
Presented by the Village Writers School, there is no admission for the program and the public is warmly invited.
For more information call the Village Writing School at 479 292-3665.