English | Writing Poetry
W303 | 7182 | Maura Stanton
W303 7182 WRITING POETRY
PREREQUISITE: Requires permission of the instructor.
1:00p-2:15p MW (15 students) 3 cr.
This course is a workshop in writing poetry. Students will write
and revise approximately one poem a week, usually an exercise poem
based on the reading. Each workshop will begin with the discussion
of a model poem from one of the required books. No tests or exams,
but students will submit work to a magazine. No auditors. Students
must make photocopies of their poems for everyone in the class.
Text: Five books of contemporary poetry to be announced.
Approval of instructor is required for admission. To apply, submit
five poems and a list of creative writing classes you’ve taken (and
names of instructors) to my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org at
least one week before your registration day. Submit your manuscript
as soon as possible, as places will be filled as people apply—if you
have a late registration date, apply at the beginning of the period
to reserve a space. No places will be saved for late registration.
I will e-mail those admitted to the class. After you have been
approved, contact the Creative Writing Secretary in BH442 for an on-