Assignments will include:

A total of two reaction papers to the assigned texts. (You will sign up for these at the start of the semester and will use them to lead class discussion.) 

Submission of at least 6 original poems for workshop/critique.

A final Portfolio showing the original & a revised version of all 6 poems. 

Florida State University
Poetry Technique CRW 3311-0003 & 0004

T/TH 12:30-1:45; 2:00-3:15
with Ӧsel Jessica Plante

Aspiring poets and critics! (both creative writing majors and non-majors) come study the elements of poetry, poetic forms, and practice writing and critiquing in a workshop format.

Registration ends December 8th

Course Reading List:

1) Wind in a Box, Author: Terrence Hayes

2) Night Sky with Exit Wounds, Author: Ocean Vuong

3) Triggering Town, Author: Richard Hugo

4) To See the Queen, Author: Allison Seay

5) When my Brother was an Aztec by Natalie Diaz


Other handouts throughout the semester