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 just elevated my craft in poetry to a new level.
Poetry Writing Leah Odze Epstein
A wonderful introduction into the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing Elizabeth Adams
This course has been fantastic for re-starting my poetic endeavors.
Poetry Writing Justin Chapman
HS english teacher
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
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 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
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 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
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
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 learned a great deal about the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing Tom Connor
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
The course has helped me to see more options to choose from in writing poetry, which also helps me to understand different poetic voices.
Poetry Writing Richard Bornstein
I have greatly expanded my knowledge of poetic techniques and... the richness and possibilities of the poetic form.
Poetry Writing Phil Roberts
I learned a great deal about the many forms of poetry and developed a greater understanding and appreciation for reading and writing it. A great class.
Poetry Writing Brian Connaughton
I was introduced to a whole new aspect of poetry. I am a much more versatile and open-minded writer for it.