Poetry Writing Courses

Poetry Classes and Workshops

Members have access to full course content for independent study.

Scheduled group classes range from 1 to 16 weeks in length. 

 

MFA301: Meter
MFA302 The Quatrain Part 1
MFA303 Blank Verse Part 1
MFA304 The Quatrain - Part 2
P100: Rhythmic Words: A Beginner's Guide to Poetic Forms
P111: Introduction to Poetry, Part 1
P114: Japanese Poetic Forms
P124 The Pleasures Of Reading Poetry
P126: Freeing the Poet Within
P148: Poetry Triggers - Breaking Through Writer's Block
P150: Poetry Triggers - Nature Writing - A Saturation Poem
P158: Poetry Triggers - Going Over the Edge
P162: Poetry Triggers: Using Seasons as a Source of Inspiration
P166: Poetry Triggers: Line Breaks in Poetry
P168: Poetry Triggers: Using Points of View in Poetry Part 1
P170: Poetry Triggers: Using Points of View in Poetry, Part 2, Using Time Perspectives
P172: Poetry Triggers: Using Music as an Inspiration to Write Poetry
P180: Poetry Triggers - Playing with Sound
P182: Poetry Triggers - Imagism
P186 Poetry Triggers - A Chinese Meditation Poem Exercise
P190 Poetry Triggers - A Library of Poems
P192: Poetry Triggers - What's in the Closet?
P194: Poetry Triggers - Digging into Metaphor
P196: Poetry Triggers - Digging Deeper into Metaphors
P198: Poetry Triggers - Writing About a Loss
P202: Poetry Triggers - What's in a Name?
P204: Poetry Triggers - Using Beginning Lines as Poetry Starters
P300 Advanced Work In Japanese Forms
P302: Lead or Silver? Revising Your Poems
Poetry 303: Lead or Silver? Revising Your Poems

 

UPCOMING CLASSES

 New Classes Begin Every Week.
All courses are free to members.  

MFA756: Linked Short Stories or the Novel-in-stories Workshop (October 16)
L300 A Lesson Before Dying (Ernest Gaines) (October 17)
B101 WVU Orientation (October 18)
B103 Grammar (October 18)
N142 Journal-Keeping (October 18)
MFA04 The Classically Modern Essay (October 19)
MFA165 Flash Fiction - Getting the Lead Out (October 19)
F162 Character Driven Plots - The Big 5 (October 25)
B101 WVU Orientation (October 25)
MFA254 Protagonist Inner Issues (October 26)
MFA 231 Art & Artifice (October 26)
L306 Swann's Way - Proust (October 31)
B304 Adjectives and Adverbs - The Pros and Cons (Nov 01)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 01)
MFA05 The Contemplative Essay (Nov 02)
MFA166 Flash Fiction - Prose Poetry (Nov 02)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 08)
MFA255 Story Is in the Specifics (Nov 09)
MFA232 Backstory (Nov 09)
L311 W. W. Jacobs Short Stories (1 Week) (Nov 14)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 15)
B303 Point of View (Nov 15)
MFA167 Flash Fiction - Put Yourself in Danger (Nov 16)
L307 Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf) (Nov 21)
B154 Finding Your Voice (Nov 22)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 22)
MFA256 Conflict and Change (Nov 23)
L402 C. S. Lewis on Literature (Nov 28)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 29)
MFA168 Flash Fiction - Flash in a Pan (Nov 30)