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)
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
Please note: Due to adjustments made to Spring quarter, this course is now scheduled to be delivered in a synchronous online format. Classes will be delivered weekly in an online forum at the scheduled time assigned to the course. Further adjustments may be made by the instructor in order to best serve the course material. Please check Canvas regularly for updates.