These courses are best suited for writers with some experience in a relevant genre or form. If this course has a workshopping component, you should feel comfortable sharing and receiving feedback on your work, and offering feedback to fellow writers.

Upcoming Courses

May Courses

Experiments in Poetry


May 8 | 10 Weeks | $645$550Save 15%! | NEW!

See poetry in a totally new light! Draw inspiration from the most radical, innovative, and imaginative poets in literary history, master their techniques, and write new exciting poems of your own.

June Courses

Stringing the Beads: Craft Your Personal Essay


June 26 | 4 Weeks | $345

Harness the freedom of the personal essay in this 4 week course, where we'll shape our ideas, thoughts, and obsessions into compelling nonfiction pieces. 


August Courses

Crafting Poems in Form: Rhyme, Meter, Fixed Forms, and More


August 14 | 8 Weeks | $545 | NEW!

Working within the guidelines of a fixed poetic structure can make your poetry more creative, not less. Find freedom in form in this 8 week workshop. 

Unscheduled Courses

These online writing classes don’t currently have a next session on our calendar, but will soon. If you see a course you’re interested in, use the “I’m Interested” button to let us know, and we’ll follow up with you when the course is on our calendar next.

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A Poet’s Calling Card: Writing and Composing a Chapbook


8 Weeks | $545$465Save 15%!

The poetry chapbook gives poets the chance to make a small, artful collection around a poetic obsession. Learn how to craft yours in this 8 week chapbook intensive.