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



Paul Muldoon

Howard G.B. Clark '21 University Professor in the Humanities;
Director, Princeton Atelier; Professor of Creative Writing (on leave Fall 2023)

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