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.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Rick Bursky
371076
Fee:
$699.00
26 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Transferable for UC credit.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: A Field Guide to Contemporary Poetry and Poetics by edited by Stuart Friebert, David Walker and David Young
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110
Discussion
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 110

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