Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I wrote some of my all time best poems in this class.
Poetry Writing
Greg Oaks
professor of English
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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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Unleashed my ability and interest in poetry!
Poetry Writing
Clare Perry
teacher
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If you want to learn how to write better, if you want to gain insight into the poetry scene and where your writing might fit in, this course is a fantastic place to start.
Poetry Writing
Tom Davidson
venue manager
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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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The instructor was outstanding and presented the most incredible ideas to think about and play with.
Poetry Writing
Andrea Abbott
elementary teacher, grade 4
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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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i didn't feel intimidated, having never written poetry before.
Poetry Writing
Marie Moss
stylist
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This course will open your eyes to the difficulty of writing good poetry, which is the first step to actually writing good poetry.
Poetry Writing
Robert Hahn
attorney
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The instructor was a professional poet and a skilled teacher whose enthusiasm and experience made us each believe that we, too, have that of the poet in us.
Poetry Writing
Laura Jackson
organic farm educator
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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 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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A great and exciting introduction to the art and craft of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Kate Sparks
farmer
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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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The instructor made me feel so good about reaching beyond my comfort level.
Poetry Writing
Donna Feltz
medical practice administrator
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This instructor is the best I have ever had, including all of my professors in both undergraduate and medical school.
Poetry Writing
Gigi Gabrielle
psychiatrist and painter
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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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This class was the most exciting part of my week!
Poetry Writing
Ana Pugatch
English 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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Enjoyable, inspirational and a great way to "unlock" the poetry within!
Poetry Writing
Debbie Hall
psychologist
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