Leslie Wines

Leslie Wines' first published book Rumi: A Spiritual Biography concerned the life and times of the great thirteenth century Persian mystic poet Jalalu’ddin Rumi. It was published by the CrossRoad Publishing Co. in 2000. She has also worked as a writer for wire services, including the Associated Press, CBS MarketWatch.com and United Press International, and has held held staff writing positions at Forbes.com and the print magazines Forecast and Journal of Business Strategy. Her work has appeared in the Financial Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and numerous other newspapers and magazines. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree from The New School in New York City.