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You can also contact us by phone at 757-818-9880
(We are normally available: during business hours on the phone)

Come to the Center!

Our center will be closed Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Open Mondays, 12:30-7 p.m.
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesdays, 12:30-5 p.m.
and Thursdays, 12:30-7 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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Accessibility for those with Disabilities

The Muse Writers Center strives to be a fully accessibile facility. Please email The Muse (muse [at] or call us at 757-818-9880 if you have any questions or concerns or would like to request an accomodation.


Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director
Shawn Girvan, Program Manager
Anna Fitzgerald, Program Associate

Facilitators, & Interns

Kate Copeland, Facilitator (Just Write Saturday)
Dan Duke, Facilitator (The Muse Jam)
Simon Edwards, Intern
Debra Frech, Facilitator (Just Write Saturday)
Gabriela Igloria, Intern
Coral Kendall, Intern/Facilitator (Teen Open Mic)
John McCarthy, Facilitator (Writers Supporting Writers)
Karrie McDaniels, Wednesday Volunteer
Lauralyn Prince, Intern/Facilitator (Teen Open Mic)
Wyatt Thacker, Intern

Members of the Board of Directors

Steve Burgess, 1st Vice Chairperson
Cindy Carlson, 2nd Vice Chairperson
Holly Chacon, Secretary
Kathryn Copeland, Treasurer
Karen Corrigan, Chairperson
Jennifer Weir Edwards
Leslie Samuels Entsminger
Diane Fine
Gretchen Gillen
Charles Hecht-Leavitt
Carol Howard
Luisa Igloria
Michael Khandelwal, Executive Director
Richard Levin
Brad McMurran
Lydia Netzer
Kelly Sokol
Ann Sullivan
James H. Veverka
Jane White
Email the Board's Executive Committee/HR Committee

Emeritus Board Members

Ellen Bryson
Stephanie Catherines
Alicia Dekker
Sean Devereux
Patti Hinson
Tim Seibles