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
A terrific immersion into how to read poetry well, including and especially
Poetry Writing David Klopfenstein
technical project manager
A wonderful introduction into the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing Elizabeth Adams
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
The instructor was outstanding and presented the most incredible ideas to think about and play with.
Poetry Writing Andrea Abbott
elementary teacher, grade 4
This course has been fantastic for re-starting my poetic endeavors.
Poetry Writing Justin Chapman
HS English teacher
The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.
Poetry Writing Will Upjohn
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
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
Gotham online courses provide surprisingly good opportunities for group interaction despite the absence of face-to-face contact.
Poetry Writing Joan Countryman
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
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
I wrote some of my all time best poems in this class.
Poetry Writing Greg Oaks
professor of English
This instructor is undoubtedly the most exciting and knowledgeable teacher I've ever had.
Poetry Writing Beverly A. Jackson
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
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 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
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
I learned a great deal about the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing Tom Connor
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.