PWU274 Writing Poetry

  • 27 Jun 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • 01 Jul 2016
  • 1:00 PM
  • Left bank, Paris
  • 12


  • until March 31, 2016
  • after 31 March, 2016

Registration is closed
Monday, 27 June - Friday, 1 July 2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Instructor: Marilyn Hacker

This course will explore the possibilities of meter in English poetry, from iambic pentameter to quantitative meters (alcaics and sapphics, for example)  to syllabic forms.

Requirements: Submit 5-10 poems, totaling no more than 10 pages, by Friday, 31 May 2016.  See the Manuscript Submission Guidelines page of the Paris Writers' Workshop website for more details.

This course is a part of Paris Writers' Workshop, a week-long program that includes a mandatory Registration Reception on Sunday, 26 June. For more information about the program, please visit

Agent Consultation: Your registration automatically entitles you to a one-on-one consultation with your workshop faculty member. However, if you wish to have a one-on-one consultation with a literary agent, please register for that separately (PWU301 Literary Agent Consultation).  Agent consultations are 60 euros for PWW participants.

Literary Dinner: If you would like to attend the literary dinner, please register for that separately as well (PWL012 Literary Dinner).  Dinner rates for participants and their guests are 50 euros per person.

Good to know: 

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