Creative Writing: Poetry

ENGL XL 136

Start writing poetry in this introductory course where you read work by contemporary poets and discuss your poems in a writers' workshop setting.

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Hybrid
Starting at $745.00
As few as 12 weeks
5.0

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 2021 Schedule

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Wednesday 7:00PM - 8:30PM PT
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Instructor: Miguel Murphy
382664
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: Online
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Notes

No meeting November 24, 2021. 

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Transferable for UC credit.

This course is conducted using a combination of regular live, real-time instruction on Zoom and asynchronous course work through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access course materials on demand. For more details about how this course operates, please see the course syllabus.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 06, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Poets Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry by Kim Addonizio and Dorianne Laux
Schedule
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Wed Sep 22, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Sep 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 6, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Oct 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Nov 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Nov 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Nov 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Dec 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Dec 8, 2021
7:00PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online

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