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Submit to the Short-Short Playwriting Project Today!

A play goes through many phases before it hits the page and then the stage. The Muse Writers Center is excited to partner with Little Theater Norfolk and The Norfolk Playwrights Collective for the second Short-Short Playwriting Project. This project will help guide 6 aspiring playwrights through the very early processes of developing a play.…

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Last Chance to see “Call of Adventure” Art show at The Muse

Throughout the last year, our daring and dazzling artist in residence Alisha Brown has stuck with us through crazy COVID ups and downs. Thankfully, we are reopening in time for everyone to see her show, Call to Adventure, before it comes down. And because she is relocating to Colorado, she is having a moving sale…

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Return of Writers Happy Hours and Coffee Breaks

We’re excited to announce the return of our Writers Happy Hours and Writers Coffee Breaks! During the pandemic, we had to pause our networking and social events. We’ve really missed getting together in-person and seeing everyone Join us for our 1st Friday Coffee Breaks and our Third Thursday Happy Hours (note the new day of…

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Summer Class Schedule Announced! We’re Back!

The Muse Writers Center is excited to announce the release of a full summer schedule including in-person, online, and hybrid classes, seminars, and camps! Registration is open now! Learn something new in writing craft, creativity, research, and professional development or write and revise in a new or favorite genre. Our instructors are professional writers and teachers…

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Welcome to the Muse Bolt!

Hello and welcome to the shiny new Muse Bolt, a blog and semi-regular email newsletter chronicling what’s new at The Muse. We will be sharing writing resources, upcoming and recent Muse events such as author readings and panels, interviews with Muse teachers, and more. The Muse Bolt will also include a SHOUT-OUTS & CELEBRATIONS section.…

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Shoutouts and Celebrations: February 2022

This month’s exciting news from around the Muse community: The 2022 Muse Teen Fellows have been announced! Muse instructor Suzanne Rhodes was named Poet Laureate of Arkansas Longtime Muse student, volunteer, and instructor David Cascio’s debut novel FrogFlyer has been published Cover reveal for Muse instructor Erin Beatty’s upcoming novel Blood and Moonlight

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The New Muse Brand

New Year, New Brand, New Era of Literary Arts for Hampton Roads. The original Muse logo was designed by Executive Director and founder Michael Khandelwal on the back of a napkin in 2005. Since then, The Muse has grown exponentially — and had expanded even more in 2020 and 2021, thanks to the move to…

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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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Just A Phase Literary Journal: A Collection Of Teen Writing

Call For Submissions! We are publishing a literary journal called “Just A Phase” featuring teen writing that was created during the pandemic. We are open to multi-genre submissions with a maximum word count of 2,000. The pieces do not have to concern this period of time directly, the only criteria is that it was made…

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