Summer Writing Course | Poetry Workshop

WRIT S1201D
section 001
3 points
Session 1 (May 23-July 1), MW, 5:30-7:40PM
Instructor: Robert Ostrom
 
WRIT S1201Q
section 002
3 points
Session 2 (July 5-August 12), TTh, 5:30-7:40PM

Instructor: Timothy Donnelly


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The Poetry Writing Workshop is designed for all students with a serious interest in poetry writing, from those who lack significant workshop experience or training in the craft of poetry to seasoned workshop participants looking for new challenges and perspectives on their work. Students will be assigned writing exercises emphasizing such aspects of verse composition as the poetic line, the image, rhyme and other sound devices, verse forms, repetition, collage, and others. Students will also read an variety of exemplary work in verse, submit brief critical analyses of poems, and critique each other's original work.

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Tuition & Fees
 
The 2016 rate for current degree seeking students and visiting students is $1630 per point. Students enrolled in postbaccalaureate and certification programs can review tuition and fees here.
 
Materials Fee: $20
 
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For questions about School of the Arts summer courses, including those concerning admissions, registration, and billing, please contact the School of Professional Studies summer team at sps-info@columbia.edu, or 212-854-9666. With questions about specific course content, please contact Writing Departmental Representative Dorothea Lasky at dsl2121@columbia.edu.
About the Instructors
 
Robert Ostrom

Robert Ostrom is from Jamestown, New York. He is the author of The Youngest Butcher in Illinois and two chapbooks, To Show the Living and Nether and Qualms. more
 
Timothy Donnelly

Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), for which he won the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. more
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