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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Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 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 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Rachel Kann
369566
Fee:
$699.00
33 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.

For more information on programs and services offered by the Writers' Program, please visit our website. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 29, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Lofty Dogmas : Poets on Poetics by Edited by Deborah Brown, Annie Finch and Maxine Kumin
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Sep 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Oct 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Oct 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Oct 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Oct 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Oct 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Nov 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Nov 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Nov 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Nov 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Tue Dec 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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