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.

Application required



Monica Youn

Visiting Associate Professor of Creative Writing; Holmes Poet in Residence

Tracy K. Smith

Former Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Creative Writing


C01 - Monica Youn

Wednesdays, 1:30-3:20 PM

C02 - Paul Muldoon

Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:20 PM

C03 - Michael Dickman

Fridays, 9:00 - 10:50 AM

C04 - Monica Youn

Thursdays, 1:30-3:20 PM

C05 - Michael Dickman

Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:50 AM

C06 - Susan Wheeler

Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:20 PM

C07 - Tracy K. Smith

Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:20 PM