Advanced Creative Writing (Poetry)

Advanced practice in the original composition of poetry for discussion in regularly scheduled workshop meetings. The curriculum allows the student to develop writing skills, provides an introduction to the possibilities of contemporary literature and offers perspective on the places of literature among the liberal arts.

Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
(1) One manuscript per week.

(2) Reading of other students’ submissions in advance of the workshop in which they are to be discussed.

(3) Other assigned readings and exercises. 60 pages of reading per week.


Paul Muldoon

Howard G.B. Clark '21 University Professor in the Humanities;
Director, Princeton Atelier; Professor of Creative Writing (on leave Spring 2020)



Wednesday 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm
New South Building, Room 602


Tuesday, 1:30 pm - 3:20 pm
New South Building, Room 613