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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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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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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: 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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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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Program Feature: 20/30 Writers Club

The 20/30 Writers Club is a creative writing workshop and support group aimed at young adults who want to build camaraderie and connections within the thriving writing community in Norfolk. 20/30 now meets Friday mornings from 10-11 am EST and Sunday evenings from 5-8pm EST via Zoom. Meetings will begin Friday, October 2.  Come join…

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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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Muse Teaching Artist’s Art Show Opens

Christine Rucker received her BFA from Pratt Institute. She resides in Norfolk, VA where she teaches Visual Journaling Workshop: Exploring the Imagination at The Muse. Rucker’s A Series of Monotonous Tings is on display in the Offsite Gallery right now. A Series of Monotonous Tings/Contagion invites you to reflect on what is at risk by…

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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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