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
Enjoyable, inspirational and a great way to "unlock" the poetry within!
Poetry Writing Debbie Hall
i didn't feel intimidated, having never written poetry before.
Poetry Writing Marie Moss
Our instructor was accomplished and masterful in the subject.
Poetry Writing Sylvia Roeloffs
master gardener/retired office mgr.
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
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
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
I now have a much greater sense of how and why my poems need revision and considerable motivation to get down to it.
Poetry Writing Sheilah Solomon
retired senior director
You can only learn to write by writing. Gotham Writers' Workshop allows you to do that in a supportive environment. It's everything a writer could ask for.
Poetry Writing Sandy Hausler
I did not have a lot of background in poetry—and I got some great exposure to different styles/forms and fine examples of each.
Poetry Writing Kalyani Robbins
I'm 63, and with teachers of this caliber I could look forward to a lifetime of learning wherever I reside.
Poetry Writing Marc Kouffman
I had a fairly good grounding in the mechanics of poetry before this course, but I've read and written more poetry during this class than I had in 62 years before!
Poetry Writing Dianne Meagher
I learned a great deal about the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing Tom Connor
I am very impressed with the professionalism of the course and that of the instructor.... Gotham provides all the expertise to make online writing classes work efficiently even for me, a relatively new student of the computer world.
Poetry Writing Elizabeth Walton
This instructor is undoubtedly the most exciting and knowledgeable teacher I've ever had.
Poetry Writing Beverly A. Jackson
The instructor was organized, spirited, humble, involved, and knowledgeable.
Poetry Writing Manav Sachdeva
This was a great introduction to writing poetry. It was very comprehensive, and included useful and informed selections of poetry, poetic forms, and meter.
Poetry Writing Jack Dodd
I never wrote poetry before, and after this class I feel it's something I will continue to do. It has increased my love of the genre and given me a sense of accomplishment. Thanks for empowering me.
Poetry Writing Sandy Gannon
Beginning to understand different forms and structures of poetry really opened up my horizons and made me think in different directions
Poetry Writing Jessica Jones
I was introduced to a whole new aspect of poetry. I am a much more versatile and open-minded writer for it.