Loved the course. Douglas Kearney is amazing as an instructor. I love poetry and this workshop has made me happy during the times of COVID 19. I thank CalArts for the encouragement and appreciation.
This was a superb workshop. I enjoyed myself thoroughly and learned a lot that came in my way. Grasping poetry devices taught in such an fun way was really awesome. The mentors were very supportive.
By Deleted A•
Interesting, useful and fun course with a unique (actually, unforgettable) instructor presentation style. Thanks :)
By Saul G•
Instructor, Mr.KEARNEY makeS of poetry something so lit. It has awaked the interest for understanding it better.
By Carla G•
This course gave me a better understanding of poetry, the art form. The class is well-structured and well-paced.
By Sharon E•
Educational, inspiring, entertaining - a wonderful, unique all-round experience - I learned so much.
By Reuben J•
Extremely useful and well explained for anybody from someone who has never seen the topics to English graduates
By Lindsay M•
Lots of fun while learning key concepts. Exercises and Assignments really helped me engage with the material.
By Vladislav L•
An amazing, interesting and very thought-provoking course! Thank you, Douglas Kearney and all fellow students!
By Larry W•
Engaging and informative but not overwhelming. A wonderful introduction to the various components of poetry.
By Gustavo A G A•
Extraordinario maestro. Gran curso. Hace que la poesía sea algo asequible para todos. Altamente recomendable
By Xie W•
It's a lot of fun to study this course, especially the peer review could be very rewarding and entertaining.
The setup and information provided and partnered with prompts is really helpful in aquiring greater skills.
By Joseph F•
Fun instructor, very good choices of poems to examine and a concise breakdown of the many literary devices
By Alisha B•
Amazing course! I learned so much about not only writing poetry, but reading it and analyzing. I loved it!
By Stephanie R•
Douglas Kearney is an exceptional teacher. I've taken many online courses and he gets 10/10 for delivery!
By Megan A•
This was such a fun learning experience! It challenged me and pushed me to get creative and build skills.
By Mo A•
Doug is a great teacher and I enjoyed his methods a lot. I learned a lot from him. I appreciate it all!
By katie w•
The instructor is great and we get to read some really awesome poetry. The prompts are fun and creative!
By Kamila Ś•
Nice, easy and informative. Enjoyed it very much. Now I'm starting work on my own little book of poetry.
By Deepika S•
Learning a lot of things relevant for this course; I think the peer graded workshop is very helpful too.
This was an entry level course to poetry and I feel like by taking it I have become a much better poet.
Amazing! An engaging, pleasing, and intelligible (as well as intelligent) instructor—I fully recommend.
By E. S S•
fun and informative class, with interesting exercises, instructor grabs your attention in short videos.
By Walter A G C•
This workshop is a great starting point, very easy to understand, it leads to other useful resources.
By Durga D•
The professor OMG absolutely wonderful. The course is paced well and topics are covered well enough.
By Vaida A•
Very helpful! Interesting! Interactive! The teacher is a great poet, actor and everything in one:)