Don’t miss out on this MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offered by The University of Iowa. How Writers Write Poetry 2015 includes lessons and craft talks from renowned poets and professors, including “former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, Kwame Dawes, Marvin Bell, Lia Purpura, Kazim Ali, Kate Greenstreet, Natasha Tiniacos, and many others.”
The course runs for seven weeks (March 23 – May 12), includes a weekly video, online discussion, writing assignments for every level of poet/interest, and opportunity to workshop online. An optional certificate of completion is available. It only takes about 1 minute to sign up and conveniently runs during April’s National Poetry Month, a great opportunity to be inspired and create new work.
For more information, watch their course teaser video below.