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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.

Jessica Kelley

Jessica Kelley is an accountant by day and writer by night. She greatly prefers her night job. She's an author and poet, and her young adult novels have received over a dozen awards and contest wins, including the contest, the Daphne Du Maurier and the Emma Merritt. Jessica is represented by John B. Bryans of the B.Bryans literary agency. She holds a BA in Finance and a BA in Accounting. When she isn't buried in books she spends her time writing music. Sometimes she tries to be a painter, but the product of her efforts prove it's all in her head.