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Come to the Center!
Open Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
and Wednesdays, 12:30-5 p.m.
More hours to be announced!

Mailing Address and Location:
The Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. Suite #3, Norfolk, Virginia (VA), 23517

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Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director
Shawn Girvan, Program Associate
Sarah Pringle, Youth Program Assistant

Facilitators, & Interns

Kate Copeland, Facilitator (Just Write Saturday)
Dan Duke, Facilitator (The Muse Jam)
Debra Frech, Facilitator (Just Write Saturday)
John McCarthy, Facilitator (Writers Supporting Writers)
Karen Tatum, Facilitator (Writers Supporting Writers)
Karrie McDaniels, Wednesday Volunteer
Noa Greenspan, Intern/Facilitator (Teen Open Mic)
Wyatt Thacker, Intern
Simon Edwards, Intern

Members of the Board of Directors

Ellen Bryson
Steve Burgess, Chairperson
Cindy Carlson
Stephanie Catherines
Holly Chacon
Kathryn Copeland, Treasurer
Karen Corrigan
Alicia Dekker, 2nd Vice Chairperson
Jennifer Weir Edwards
Leslie Samuels Entsminger
Gretchen Gillen
Charles Hecht-Leavitt, 1st Vice Chairperson
Luisa Igloria
Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director
Richard Levin
Brad McMurran
Kelly Sokol, Secretary
Ann Sullivan
James H. Veverka

Emeritus Board Members

Sean Devereux
Patti Hinson
Tim Seibles