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July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Location:
  • Online
Virtual Event

Eddie Dowe Book Launch and Q&A

Join The Muse Writers Center for a reading by Eddie Dowe from his latest poetry chapbook, I Have To Tell You Something, followed by a Q&A.

Watch the video on Youtube


About the book:

These poems simply walk off the page and break into the backroom of your mind, that place we both fear and covet. With imagery both troubling and wonderful, Eddie Dowe has conjured a new portrait of the American psyche. This book will shred the map of your day.

–Tim Seibles, former Poet Laureate of Virginia and Author of One Turn Around the Sun


About the author: Eddie Dowe is in his twenty-first year teaching English and Creative Writing for Norfolk Public Schools. He taught for seven years at Northside Middle School and the past fourteen years at Granby High School, where he is the current English Department Chair and advisor for The Cupola, Granby’s literary arts journal. He currently teaches Senior English in the International Baccalaureate Program and TCC Dual Enrollment English to seniors. He is also an adjunct professor at the Virginia Beach campus of Tidewater Community College. His poetry has appeared in several literary journals, including Mannequin Envy, The Strange Fruit, Portfolio, Simply Haiku, AltDaily, Shape of Box, Better than Starbucks, Os Pressan, and WHRO’s Writer’s Block. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Old Dominion University and served a two-year term as the SE Vice-President for the Poetry Society of Virginia. His chapbook, I Have to Tell You Something, was released this past April through Kelsay Press.

Please note: This class or event will be held online (using Zoom or a similar live platform). To participate, students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register.