NWRG

5100

Poetry Workshop

Schools of Public Engagement: MFA Writing Program

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Poetry Workshop

Fall 2019

Taught By: Robert Polito

Section: A

CRN: 1080

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles.Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' poems. There is constant attention to the craft of poetry, the skills and strategies involved in making the modern poem, aspects of prosody and new directions in writing, and, particularly, the discovery (and invention) of techniques most appropriate for the poet's subjects, issues, and materials. There is special emphasis on possibilities for revision.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:50am 4/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/27/2019 - 12/10/2019

Poetry Workshop

Fall 2019

Taught By: Elaine Equi

Section: B

CRN: 1081

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles.Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' poems. There is constant attention to the craft of poetry, the skills and strategies involved in making the modern poem, aspects of prosody and new directions in writing, and, particularly, the discovery (and invention) of techniques most appropriate for the poet's subjects, issues, and materials. There is special emphasis on possibilities for revision.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:50am 4/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/27/2019 - 12/10/2019

Poetry Workshop

Fall 2019

Taught By: Laurie Sheck

Section: C

CRN: 1180

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles.Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' poems. There is constant attention to the craft of poetry, the skills and strategies involved in making the modern poem, aspects of prosody and new directions in writing, and, particularly, the discovery (and invention) of techniques most appropriate for the poet's subjects, issues, and materials. There is special emphasis on possibilities for revision.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:50am 4/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/27/2019 - 12/10/2019

Poetry Workshop

Spring 2019

Taught By: Mark Bibbins

Section: A

CRN: 1007

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles.Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' poems. There is constant attention to the craft of poetry, the skills and strategies involved in making the modern poem, aspects of prosody and new directions in writing, and, particularly, the discovery (and invention) of techniques most appropriate for the poet's subjects, issues, and materials. There is special emphasis on possibilities for revision.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:50am 4/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 258

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/7/2019

Poetry Workshop

Spring 2019

Taught By: Camille Rankine

Section: B

CRN: 5454

Credits: 4

The New School Writing Program follows the workshop method of teaching: An experienced writer-teacher gives students guidance by focusing on their manuscripts and on the creative acts of revision and self-editing, both in the workshop and during individual conferences. The program provides students with a framework and sustained blocks of time to focus extensively on their own writing. Graduate writing workshops meet once a week in a two-hour session. Workshops are all conveniently scheduled in the early evenings, Tuesday through Thursday. Graduate writing workshops may include a short assigned reading list and occasional visits by guest writers who read and discuss their work. Structure and content of writing workshops are adapted to the individual area of concentration. Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' fiction, usually short stories or excerpts from novels-in-progress. Students learn how to balance inspiration with revision; explore methods for strengthening characterization, storytelling, and style while developing their voices to the utmost; and explore those narrative forms and techniques best suited to their individual styles.Class sessions are principally devoted to reading and discussing students' poems. There is constant attention to the craft of poetry, the skills and strategies involved in making the modern poem, aspects of prosody and new directions in writing, and, particularly, the discovery (and invention) of techniques most appropriate for the poet's subjects, issues, and materials. There is special emphasis on possibilities for revision.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: MFA Writing Program (NWRG)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:50am 4/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 050

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/7/2019