Poetry I

WRITING X 431.1
Learn the basic techniques of poetry writing in this introductory course combining writing exercises and and workshopping.
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Classroom
Starting at $575.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Understand how poetry differs from prose
  • Identify sources of poetic inspiration
  • Learn techniques for workshopping and revising poems
  • Complete exercises to expand your poetry skills

About this course:

What is a poem and how does it differ from prose? What sources can you, the beginning poet, look to for ideas and inspiration? How can you encourage a raw unfinished poem to become a thing of power and beauty? This course provides a series of enjoyable and illuminating exercises to expand your imagination and introduce you to the complex issues of craft and revision in an accessible way. Of value to those who have never written as well as those with some experience who seek new direction and feedback.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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
Instructor: Nan Cohen
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Fee:
$575.00
62 days left. Enroll by Jan 15, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required. 

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Jan 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Jan 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Feb 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Feb 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Feb 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Feb 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Mar 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Mar 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel
Discussion
Tue Mar 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 215 - Laurel

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