Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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I just elevated my craft in poetry to a new level.
Poetry Writing
Leah Odze Epstein
homemaker
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A wonderful introduction into the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Elizabeth Adams
visual artist
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This course has been fantastic for re-starting my poetic endeavors.
Poetry Writing
Justin Chapman
HS english teacher
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This instructor is undoubtedly the most exciting and knowledgeable teacher I've ever had.
Poetry Writing
Beverly A. Jackson
publisher/editor
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The instructor was organized, spirited, humble, involved, and knowledgeable.
Poetry Writing
Manav Sachdeva
student/poet
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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
student
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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
retired teacher
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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
teacher
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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
attorney
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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
prosecutor
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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
interior designer
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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
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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
psychiatrist
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I learned a great deal about the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Tom Connor
student
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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
photographer
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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
student
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I have greatly expanded my knowledge of poetic techniques and... the richness and possibilities of the poetic form.
Poetry Writing
Phil Roberts
public servant
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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
advertising
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I was introduced to a whole new aspect of poetry. I am a much more versatile and open-minded writer for it.
Poetry Writing
Stephanie Salerno
student
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