Starting today, we’re featuring a full week of poetry readings! Kicking it off is Rachel Fulginiti with a sumptuous reading of Rumi’s Jasmine Comes Up. And be sure to check out her interview with M.V. Freeman over at Papercuts & Paperbacks.
Jasmine Comes Up
One of Rumi’s love poems, this poem describes the deep admiration and eternal love felt for a best friend or lover.
Rachel Fulginiti is an audiobook narrator, voice actor and blogger. Her warm rich tone makes her a favorite in the romance genre. A strong background in theatre and acting informs her reads. She is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire (BA, Acting) and the Two-Year Meisner Conservatory at The School for Film and Television in New York City. A self-professed “theatre geek”, Rachel cut her teeth on stage before landing behind the mic. Her voice can be heard throughout the world on radio, television and online. Also a rock singer and a yogi, Rachel lives in Los Angeles with her husband and her dog Maynard. Website: rachelfulginiti.com
She is represented by The Aponte Literary Agency. Her award-winning and best-selling debut novel INCANDESCENT is the first in a series. She is currently working on the third book while plotting others. When she is not writing, she’s reading, cooking, throwing around kettle bells, or making coffee. You can contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org