Fall 2022

Writing Poetry I

Listed in: English, as ENGL-221

Moodle site: Course


Kirun Kapur (Section 01)


A first workshop in the writing of poetry. Class members will read and discuss each others’ work and will study the elements of prosody: the line, stanza forms, meter, free verse, and more. Open to anyone interested in writing poetry and learning about the rudiments of craft. Writing exercises weekly.

Admission with consent of the instructor. Limited to 12 students. Fall semester: Visiting Writer Olander. Spring semester: Merrill Visiting Poet.

How to handle overenrollment: The instructor will seek to achieve representative equity (majors, class years, gender, background, etc.).

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Emphasis on written work, readings, oral presentations, artistic work.


2022-23: Offered in Fall 2022
Other years: Offered in Fall 2022