Courses

Introductory Poetry

Practice in the original composition of poetry supplemented by the reading and analysis of standard works. Criticism by practicing writers and talented peers encourages the student’s growth as both creator and reader of literature. This class is open to beginning and intermediate students by application.

Reading/Writing assignments:
One manuscript per week is submitted. Reading of other students’ submissions in advance of workshop in which they are to be discussed. Other assigned readings or exercises. 40 pages of reading per week.

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Graduate Students.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Students must submit an application including a writing sample of 3-4 pages of poetry. If students do not have a writing sample; they must submit a poem by an emerging or established poet, describing their admiration of the poem in 100-300 words. No prerequisites. Application deadline is April 17, 2015. Accepted students will be able to enroll in Tiger Hub between May 18 – 22.

Other information:
Individual conferences are scheduled at intervals during the semester. There are no exams. Students may begin the creative writing sequence with either CWR 201 or 202.

Reserved Seats:
Freshmen only 3 per section.

Faculty

Sections

C01 - Monica Youn

Tuesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 619

C02 - Michael Dickman

Wednesdays, 9:00 - 10:50 a.m.
New South Building, Rm. 619

C03 - Michael Dickman

Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:50 a.m.
New South Building, Rm. 619

C04 - Tracy K. Smith

Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:50 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 602

C05 - Susan Wheeler

Mondays, 1:30 - 4:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 609

C06 - Susan Wheeler

Wednesdays, 1:30 - 4:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 609

C07 - Jim Richardson

Mondays, 1:30 - 4:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 605

C08 - Jim Richardson

Thursdays, 1:30 - 4:20 p.m.
New South Building, Rm. 605