Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A great introduction to reading, writing and understanding poetry!
Poetry Writing
Genevieve Heritier
retired teacher
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Before taking Poetry Writing I, I didn't know a sonnet from a saguaro cactus. Now, I see poetry all around me.
Poetry Writing
Freddi Steele
stained glass artist & writer
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A terrific immersion into how to read poetry well, including and especially your own.
Poetry Writing
David Klopfenstein
technical project manager
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While most online courses out there seem to be pretty ineffective, I was very surprised by the quality of the instructor and the amount of positive and realistic criticism I received in the course. Worth every penny.
Poetry Writing
Richard Cheatham
law case assistant
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Gotham online courses provide surprisingly good opportunities for group interaction despite the absence of face-to-face contact.
Poetry Writing
Joan Countryman
retired teacher
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If you've ever wondered whether you've got a poet hiding inside you, this course most surely will bring this voice forth.
Poetry Writing
Benjamin Field
business development manager
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A great and exciting introduction to the art and craft of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Kate Sparks
farmer
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This is the fullest, most challenging introductory course I've ever taken. The instructor seems to know everything there is to know about poets, and he shares this information with the class in the most creative ways.
Poetry Writing
Barbara Janes
public relations
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Fantastic poetry writing class in a very constructive, open, welcoming environment.
Poetry Writing
Pierre Khoury
retired
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Gotham Writers Workshop rocks. It’s a great way to learn craft and connect with others who are committed to improving their writing.
Poetry Writing
Patrick Bower
executive
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It was an extremely rewarding experience—well organized, managed, and executed. I would like to take some other courses organized along the same lines. There were no negatives worth mentioning. I will recommend it highly to others. A superb class!
Poetry Writing
R. Stephen Rasin
corporate president and venture capitalist
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I just elevated my craft in poetry to a new level.
Poetry Writing
Leah Odze Epstein
homemaker
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Dynamic. Productive. Encouraging.
Poetry Writing
Sakshi Kumar
poetry reader at Bodega Magazine
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The instructor made me feel so good about reaching beyond my comfort level.
Poetry Writing
Donna Feltz
medical practice administrator
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A great introduction to writing serious poetry, offering a wide and creative perspective on how to think about crafting a poem.
Poetry Writing
Michelle Aranda
graphic communications
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This isn’t a course; it’s an immersive experience and you will walk away with better poems and new friends.
Poetry Writing
Fiona Picard
experience designer
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The course offers sound fundamental instruction for any poet, from the beginner to the poet seeking to refine his or her voice and skills.
Poetry Writing
Renee DeHoll
artist
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It opens your eyes to how different people will view your work.
Poetry Writing
Alden Masonis
strategic consultant pharma
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Life-changing.
Poetry Writing
Loren DeVito
medical writer
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Unleashed my ability and interest in poetry!
Poetry Writing
Clare Perry
teacher
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