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ENGL 281
Introductory Workshop in Poetry Fall 2020 (also offered Spring 2021)
Division I

Class Details

An introductory workshop in poetry. Through our readings of published poets and through various exercises, improvisations, and collaborations, we will generate an expansive definition of poetry and a facility with its many strategies. We will discuss each writer’s poems several times during the semester, and your work will culminate in a final portfolio of revised poems.
The Class: Format: seminar; This will be a hybrid course. We will sometimes meet in person, sometimes online; wherever we meet, this class promises to be a space of intimate engagement and creative growth.
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 2281
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: engaged participation; successful completion of assignments; demonstrated commitment and substantial improvement, as evidenced by a final portfolio of revised poems.
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: students who have preregistered; all interested students should pre-register and will be emailed with instructions if the course is over-enrolled.
Distributions: Division I
Attributes: ENGL Creative Writing Courses

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