Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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 terrific immersion into how to read poetry well, including and especially your own.
Poetry Writing
David Klopfenstein
technical project manager
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A wonderful introduction into the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Elizabeth Adams
visual artist
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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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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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This course has been fantastic for re-starting my poetic endeavors.
Poetry Writing
Justin Chapman
HS English teacher
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The instructor's knowledge of the subject seemed to be endless.
Poetry Writing
Will Upjohn
speech-language pathologist
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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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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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Gotham online courses provide surprisingly good opportunities for group interaction despite the absence of face-to-face contact.
Poetry Writing
Joan Countryman
retired teacher
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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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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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I wrote some of my all time best poems in this class.
Poetry Writing
Greg Oaks
professor of English
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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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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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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 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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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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I learned a great deal about the art of poetry.
Poetry Writing
Tom Connor
student
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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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