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. 20-75 pages per week.

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. Further information is available here. This course cannot be audited.

Application required.

Faculty

Prerequisites and Restrictions

Interested students complete a Creative Writing Program application by attaching four pages of original poetry or (optionally) a paragraph explaining their interest in the course.

Sections

C01

Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:50 pm
New South Building, Room 605

C02

Tuesdays, 7:30 - 9:20 pm
New South Building, Room 619

C03

Wednesdays, 9:00 - 10:50 am
New South Building, Room 619

C04

Mondays, 1:30 - 3:20 pm
New South Building, Room 619

C05

Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:20 pm
New South Building, Room 602

C06

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

C07

Mondays, 1:30 - 4:20 pm
New South Building, Room 606

C08

Tuesdays, 9:00 - 10:50 am
New South Building, Room 602