Poetry I


Learn the basic techniques of poetry writing in this introductory course combining writing exercises and and workshopping.

Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks

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.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Enrollment Closed
This section has no set meeting times.
See Details
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 08, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: The Poet's Companion by Kim Addonizio & Dorianne Laux
Book: Citizen Illegal by José Olivarez
Book: God's Will for Monsters by Rachelle Cruz

Contact Us

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

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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