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Our Teachers

The Muse's instructors are all working writers and published authors who have taught courses at colleges, universities, and other community organizations. Read our teachers’ biographies and see what classes they are currently teaching.

Robert P. Arthur

A finalist for Poet Laureate of Virginia in 2008 and 2010, Robert P. Arthur is President Emeritus of the Poetry Society of Virginia and a retired Writer in low- Residence in the graduate creative writing program at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. He has published over twenty books of poems and poem/plays and produced seven shows of poetry and music. His poem/play with music, Hymn to the Chesapeake, has played in Virginia and Maryland, Washington D.C., New York City, Norway, and St. Petersburg, Russia. His new books include Angel Band, and Robert P. Arthur: Selected Works. Books soon to be released are Disclosures, Master William and the Finman, Sand Silver Beach Road.

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