Vivify and tighten your poetry or prose by learning techniques and strategies to hold the moment in narrative poetry.
What you can learn.
- Learn the basics of both narrative and hybrid poetry
- Generate new poems from weekly exercises
- Give and receive feedback on your fresh drafts
- Develop a series of polished poems by the end of the course
About this course:Cuento Poems are short, concise narrative poems that resonate. They focus on one brief experience or two brief experiences that speak to each other. Whether you write poetry or creative prose, this course helps you vivify and tighten your work. You learn the basics of narrative poetry, study and discuss poems, and discover how to write resonant poems. Each week, you generate poems and workshop your drafts in a safe and supportive environment. By the end of the course, you have several completed poems and a better understanding of Cuento Poems as a reader and writer. This course is appropriate for all levels of poetry and creative prose writers. (Six week course)
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.