ENGL 402: Creative Writing: Poetry (3) (F)
Laboratory course for students who have demonstrated talent in the writing of poetry and wish to develop their interests and capabilities and achieve a professional level of competence in this literary art. Students will read a substantial amount of contemporary poetry and investigate thoroughly the contemporary literary marketplace for poetry. One hour weekly devoted to the introduction of new markets; two hours a week devoted to reading, critiquing, and revising student writing. At course end, students will be expected to produce a chapbook length publishable collection of poetry and to enter at least one national competition.