Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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My instructor guided me in the direction I needed to go without trying to change my voice. I felt respected and cultivated.
Fiction Writing
Ruth Young
realtor
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It's a great way to improve your pieces, experiment with style, and determine what readers enjoy.
Fiction Writing
Isobel Scott
editorial assistant
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It's fun, freeing, informative, creative, a place to honor the endeavor of your writing, as well as the writing of others.
Fiction Writing
Stephanie Urdang
writer/healer
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If you want to feel encouraged to write, put yourself out there and sign up for a Gotham class.
Fiction Writing
Colleen Dougherty Bronstein
artist/metalsmith
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The teacher is one of the most nurturing people I've ever met.
Fiction Writing
Jason Mulero
HR Trainer
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The teaching is some of the very best I have ever experienced. Far superior to much of what was given to me in graduate school or seminary. The teacher is gifted, gracious, patient, perceptive, and makes the craft accessible and doable.
Fiction Writing
Thomas Farrington
writer
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This course simply took me further along on the endless journey of writing. It's the little things along the way—the images, the control, the fine-tuning: the artistry of the word—that demand mastery. That's what I am learning.
Fiction Writing
Glenys Loewen-Thomas
writing & literature instructor
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This was the best writing course I have taken to date and helped me immensely in motivating me to start writing again.
Fiction Writing
Sally Montas
payroll manager and blogger
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I feel as though my goals of being a professional writer are much more attainable now!
Fiction Writing
Caitlin Carroll
PR professional
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A perfect teacher. He was witty, and genuine, and smart, and brought odd things to his lectures to delight and challenge, to expand our sense of the possible in fiction.
Fiction Writing
Rhonda Shary
adjunct professor of English
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I would label this course "essential" for those wishing to avoid spending years wandering down blind literary alleyways.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Reader
English language teacher
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The teacher is extremely smart and insightful and has given me terrific help with my writing.
Fiction Writing
Frances Howard-Snyder
philosophy professor
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If you want to write and receive interesting new approaches to writing, go! I learned more in the first two weeks than I did in all of college, and that cost $8,000 a semester!
Fiction Writing
Gwendolyn Armitage
student
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This class made me dream, eat, and sleep with a creative eye toward the English language. And I loved being with the characters I created in my stories.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca McGown
educator/volunteer
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I have already related to others my great experience in this course. It has been a real highlight of my year.
Fiction Writing
Kirk Mitchell
high school counselor
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This course is invaluable. It really makes you sit down every day and write something, even if it's a phrase.
Fiction Writing
Paul Perroni
comedian
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I had many epiphanies. Thank you.
Fiction Writing
Jennifer Daugherty
middle school English teacher
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I have grown more in these 10 weeks with Gotham than in an entire year on my own.
Fiction Writing
Will Pharis
theater teacher
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I learned more than I anticipated and found a great group of people I hope to keep in touch with for a long time.
Fiction Writing
Nikki Bohorquez
UX freelancer
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This was a wonderful experience and I have already signed up for my second class.
Fiction Writing
Rebecca Perkins
wealth management
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