Writing Poetry 1

W613 — Fall 2021

Instructor
Adrian Matejka
Days and Times
3:15p - 6:15p T (4 CR.)
Course Description

*AUTHORIZATION REQUIRED*

In this poetry seminar, we will emphasize evolution—both yours and the writers we will be reading. We will read two collections by mid-career poets with an ear toward their creative and aesthetic development. What changed on the page between collections? How can we use their artistic developments to boost our own work? Our workshops will be a hybrid of traditional discourse and an interrogative approach and over the course of the semester, you will submit twelve poems (with accompanying aesthetic statements) that have been influenced by the class readings in one way or another.   

* MFA poetry students should email bhankins@indiana.edu directly for authorization to register for MFA courses. All other students should email acmatejk@indiana.edu (and copy bhankins@indiana.edu) to express interest in the course.

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