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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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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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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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“I believe in the power of words and especially in the healing powers of poetry. It has saved my life and given me strength when I needed it most, if poetry can do that, what can’t it do?” -Kindra McDonald Take Kindra’s Class: Introduction to Poetry Writing Our world is chaotic, changed, and kind of…

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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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This class will take a quick break from structured writing and combine words with visual elements, also looking at other artists’ journals. In this class, students will try simple art techniques to explore stream of consciousness and talk about how this can be incorporated in their writing practice.   

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Do you know a teen looking to hone their unique creative voice? Register for the Teen Writers Multi-Group Workshop: Saturday Mornings which begins Saturday, October 24! Tuition assistance is available to all who request it. Just check the “I want to talk about tuition assistance” box when you register! This workshop will allow students to explore…

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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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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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