Creative Writing: Poetry
Start writing poetry in this introductory course where you read work by contemporary poets and discuss your poems in a writers' workshop setting.
What you can learn.
- Earn UCLA transferable credit
- Explore form and free verse poetry
- Read work by contemporary poets
- Learn to critique writing by your peers
- Develop your poetic voice
About this course:Available for UCLA transferable credit, this workshop combines writing assignments with an exploration of contemporary poetry. You look at forms ranging from the sonnet to prose poems and develop your own voice. Each week the work of a contemporary poet is discussed and writing assignments are critiqued. The course goal is to finish with a number of polished and completed poems and understand the demands and rewards of living an inspired life through poetry. Transferable for UC credit.
Fall 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.
For more information on programs and services offered by the Writers' Program, please visit our website. Internet access required.