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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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Staff Updates

Goodbye 2020 and hello, 2021! The Muse is excited to kick off the new year with an exciting announcement about our team. First, we want to thank Rebekah Coxwell for her hard work with our Youth Program and congratulate her on her new teaching position at Nansemond River High School in Suffolk. The school system…

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Teen Fellowship Application Deadline Extended

Do you know a teen looking to hone their unique creative voice?  We have extended our deadline for our Teen Fellowship program. We are now accepting applications through Monday, January 25th. This program is tuition free. Those accepted will be offered creative writing classes as well as one-on-one mentorship from professional writers. APPLY HERE! Please…

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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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Muse Staff Updates

The Muse Writers Center has some exciting staff updates! With the continued support of the Hampton Roads literary community, we are able to expand our staff and our operational capabilities.  We are proud to welcome Rebekah Coxwell, Jason Gunning, and Leslye Reaves to our staff. Rebekah Coxwell is The Muse’s new Program Manager! She is…

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Watch The Muse on the Hampton Roads Show

The Muse Writers Center is spotlighted by The Hampton Roads Show‘s Kerri Furey, where Executive Director, Michael Khandelwal talks about how the center has reacted to COVID, and in some ways welcomed the opportunity to be extra creative. Watch the video and learn about The Muse’s fall classes and events–all online–where anyone in the world…

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A Muse Special Event!

Join us on Friday, June 26, in a space dedicated to the authenticity and power of storytelling. We are honored to present these beautiful artists! Sheila Arnold Lauren Hope Rebekah Coxwell Desiree Cooper Synnika Lofton   Remember, The Muse Writers Center offers tuition assistance to all those who need it. Ask us how we can…

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