Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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Heady, exciting, and extremely beneficial. Our classes always had a perfect balance of critique, praise, and instruction.
Fiction Writing
Chad Brinkman
guest teaching artist, NYU
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I loved the online experience. The convenience of being able to study in my own home, and connect with people thousands of miles away. I think it's better than an actual classroom. It allows a more flexible schedule—if you get interrupted, you can just stop and catch up later.…
Fiction Writing
Brenda Sorrels
student
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Magazines and books about writing are fine, but this course provides vital contact with the real world of fiction writing.
Fiction Writing
Tom Mooney
journalist/teacher
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This is, by far, the most exciting course I have ever taken!
Fiction Writing
Lucie Tanguay
marketing consultant
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A fantastic way to dip your toes into the world of writing. This was really the best money I've spent in a long time and I plan to take another course next session.
Fiction Writing
Joy Victory
health editor
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It is intoxicating to sit in a room full of passionate, imaginative people, all of whom are giving their creativity free rein.
Fiction Writing
Aileen Ruiz
City of New York, staff analyst
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An invaluable experience.
Fiction Writing
David Hines
municipal worker
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I cannot believe how much taking this course has improved my writing. When I look back and compare the things I wrote previously with what I am writing now, the difference is striking.
Fiction Writing
Carole Ann Moleti
nurse/midwife
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The instructor was very personable and gave intellectually stimulating lectures. He is one of the most exceptionally talented instructors I have ever encountered and that includes my college experience.
Fiction Writing
Gaye McKenney
retailer
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I came out of the class with a short story that, after a few revisions, I will feel confident in submitting to a publication.
Fiction Writing
Mitch Herzog
attorney
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I came into this course feeling so stuck with my novel, and I'm leaving it feeling more inspired than ever.
Fiction Writing
Hannah Siddiqui
blogger/writer
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A great opportunity to explore your own voice and learn from a diverse group of people.
Fiction Writing
Laura Reid
interior designer
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A fantastic learning experience. I've never had so many sharp minds helping me discover my writing style, improve my craft, while having a fun time every Tuesday evening.
Fiction Writing
George Thacker
chief marketing officer
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My friends know I lived for my course. I was always excited to be going to class, and always had a lot to think about afterwards.
Fiction Writing
Frances Samuels
freelance writer
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Fiction II is for anyone who wants to delve into the elements of fiction more deeply, and for those who are seeking a community of writers with which to share their work.
Fiction Writing
Dara Kell
editor
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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 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 feedback from our instructor as well as classmates was specific, insightful, encouraging, and essential in taking a project that had existed only in my head before the class and getting it onto paper with some degree of hope and confidence that it's actually worth pursuing.
Fiction Writing
Sara Shukla
writer
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A triple threat of relevant content, challenging and rewarding assignments and invaluable feedback.
Fiction Writing
Cathy Greenland
development director
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A Gotham class will introduce you to a highly-motivated group of writers, led by a perceptive instructor, all of whom will help you look at your work in a new light.
Fiction Writing
Daniel Brody
broadcast engineer
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