Poetry Writing Course For Teens: A Free Online Course from the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program

Are you a teen and interested in writing poetry? Or do you know anyone between the ages of 10 and 18 who enjoys writing poetry? Then you want to read about the new University of Iowa MOOC for teens.

Starting on 30th March , teen writers, parents and teachers can participate in the newest MOOC offered by the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. The program is titled, #Flashwrite Teen Poetry MOOC

The course will run until 3rd  March, 2016 and intends to be an interactive study of the practice of poetry writing. Program coordinator will be

Daniel Khalastchi, Associate Director of the University of Iowa’s Frank N. Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing and author of the poetry collections Manoleria and Tradition.
Watch a course preview video on YouTube here or on Vimeo here!

For more information and to register, visit the IWP #Flashwrite page here.

Join the #Flashwrite Facebook Group and do some fun writing activities before the course starts!

I think this is a great opportunity for parents and teachers and teen writers. Registrations is free and open to all. No need to fear rejection as there are no limits on enrollment numbers.

To participate, sign up via the IWP #Flashwrite page here.. Or Click on the IWP #Flashwrite page here..

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam writes prose fiction and creative non-fiction. She is the founder of creativewritingnews.com. Her first novella, Finding Love Again was published by Ankara Press. Her second novella, The Heiress' Bodyguard was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Awards. She currently works as content marketer for various online businesses. You can follow her at @cwritingnws.

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