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.
Starting at $745.00
As few as 12 weeks
5.0 Credits

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 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Instructor: Rachel Kann
55 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Enrollment limited to 15 students.

For more information on programs and services offered by the Writers' Program, please visit our website. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019
Course Requirements

Contact Us

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

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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