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Give Local 757 2021

  The Muse Writers Center is participating in Give Local 757 on Tuesday, May 11(all day, from midnight to 11:59 p.m.). All you have to do to donate is click on the donate button that will appear on the main page of our website on Tuesday, May 11. You can also visit our giving page…

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Poems For Our Living and Breathing

This April, join us for a two-part reading + open mic series in celebration of National Poetry Month, “Poems For Our Living and Breathing.” Part 1 (April 11) will feature current officers of the Poetry Society of Virginia. Register to be included in the Zoom room HERE. Part 2 (April 18) will feature poets from…

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Event Feature: Reading and Q&A with Sheri Reynolds

Join us Thursday, March 18 at 7:30pm EST for a reading by Sheri Reynolds from her latest novel, The Tender Grave, followed by a Q&A. From the publisher: “In THE TENDER GRAVE, Sheri Reynolds weaves complex themes of parenting, forgiveness, guilt, and accountability into a lyrical and lushly-woven tapestry that chronicles our enduring search for…

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Virginia Festival of the Book

The Muse is proud to be partnering with the 2021 Virginia Festival of the Book on these amazing panels, reading and discussions: 3/15- Reading Under the Influence: Music, History & Race – A discussion with Regina Bradley, Adam Gussow, and Claudrena Harold, followed by a set of live music from The Blues Doctors. 3/19- Writing…

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Reading with YA Author Kristina Forest

Join us for a virtual reading along with a Q & A with writer Kristina Forest on Monday, March 8th from 7-8 PM EST. This event is free and open to the public.  Kristina Forest is the author of YA romance novels, including I Wanna Be Where You Are and Now That I’ve Found You. She earned her MFA…

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Event Feature: LIVE Zine Workshop

This Saturday, November 7 at 3:30pm EST, The 757 Comic & Cartoon Creators will be teaching a LIVE Zine Workshop as a part of our Diversity 2020 series! Professional Comic Creators Cory Bland and C. L. Zeno will be discussing the ins-and-outs of Zine-making! Tune in on Facebook LIVE or here on our website to…

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Event Feature: Hollihock Writers Conference

The Fifth Annual Hollihock Writers Conference is this weekend! Events begin Friday, October 23 and go through the entire weekend! The Hollihock Writers Conference is all VIRTUAL this year. Tune in for exciting, engaging, and insightful writing sessions, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and featured readers. All of the instructors and speakers are professionals and accomplished…

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Event Feature: Diversity 2020 Kickoff

Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices for Change is kicking off this weekend! Join us on Friday, October 16 7-8pm EST for Next: The Now Generation of Poets of Color! Poets Amanda Gomez, Amanda Galvan Huynh, Ariel Francisco, Joy Priest and Rushi Vyas will share some of their published work.  Learn more about these talented poets:  …

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Event Feature: Muse Happy Hour

The Muse Writers Center is excited to announce the return of our Muse Happy Hour! Join us on Wednesday, October 21 5-6:30pm for an informal get-together where area writers and Muse teachers, students, and friends enjoy conversation, camaraderie, and drinks. While the pandemic has changed how Muse Happy Hour looks, we are excited to be…

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Event Feature: Hispanic Heritage Month Reading

The Muse is celebrating Hispanic and Latin@ Heritage Month on Friday, October 2nd at 7 pm EST with poetry and prose from Latin@ writers. We are honored to share our space with these voices: Michelle Moncayo, Ire’ne Lara Silva, Mike Soto, and Melissa Coss Aquino. This reading will be hosted by Muse Teaching Artist Amanda…

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