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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 52103
Focused Poetry Workshop: Prose Poems

Instructor: Ryan Smith

Class Type: Workshop

Course Description: 
This course is an intensive prose poetry writing workshop in which each student will produce several pieces of original work and submit them to the class for analysis, close reading, line editing, discussion of theme and content, and suggestions for revision. Supplementary reading and discussion will examine the differences between prose poetry and poetry in verse, as well as exploring examples of contemporary hybrid writing within the prose poetry tradition.

No textbook is required. 

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301