ENGL6125Creative Writing Poetry (Advanced)

This course is restricted to students in the PhD program in English (Creative Writing) who have already taken ENGL 6123 at the MA level. A workshop designed to develop and improve skills with the elements of poetry, such as metaphor, rhythm, line break, syntax, registers of diction, and sound pattern.  The course will explore poetic forms, ranging from free verse to structured forms, such as the sonnet, sestina and glosa.  Attention will be given to professional concerns, including publication in journals and the preparation of book manuscripts.