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Teacher Feature: Noah Renn & Patrick Dacey!

Noah Renn Talking Poetry!

Take Noah’s Class: The Poetry Workshop: Monday Nights.

Noah Renn received an MFA from Old Dominion University 2011. His chapbook, Sinking City was released in 2019 from Finishing Line Press. He was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2015. His poetry can be found in The Ekphrastic Review, Whurk, 30 North, Blue Collar Review, The Quotable, and New Verse News, among others. His nonfiction can be found in Cezanne’s Carrot and Full Grown People. Currently, he teaches literature at Old Dominion University. While themes of environmental conservation remain present in his work, he is writing a memoir in essays about the effects of war and deployment on members of the military and their families.

Noah will be reading this Saturday as part of the Muse Teacher Reading Fathers Day Special.

Read some of Noah’s work here and here!

Patrick Dacey is a short story ninja!

Take one of Patrick’s classes: Where Do I Begin?, The Essential Elements of Great Storytelling, and Patience and Publishing: A Guide to Getting Published.

Patrick Dacey’s books include a collection of short stories, We’ve Already Gone This Far, which was selected by the American Booksellers Association as a Top Ten Debut, and a novel, The Outer Cape, selected as an Amazon Editors Pick and Best Book of 2017. His work has appeared on NPR’s “Selected Shorts,” and in The Paris Review, Zoetrope: All-Story, LitHub, Bomb Magazine, and Guernica, among other publications. He has taught creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University and the College of William and Mary.

Read more about Patrick Here!

Read Patrick’s work: Here!

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