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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.

Alicia Dekker

Alicia Dekker’s work has been published in The Quotable, Barely South Review, Pithead Chapel and will appear in Fractured Lit’s 2021 anthology. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and selected as a finalist in Mikrokosmos Journal's 2019 fiction contest. She is an emeritus board member of The Muse Writers Center and earned an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte while serving as an editorial assistant for Qu Literary Magazine. She lives in Virginia, where she teaches at The Muse Writers Center.