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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 Grace Kelley

Jessica Grace Kelley started writing novels after spending two years reviewing books at Her fantasy novels have won several contests and awards, including the YA Molly Award, the Emma Merritt Award, and the YA Contest. This is Jessica's fifth year teaching at the Muse Writer's center. She especially enjoys working with teens, and is the lead fiction teacher for the Muse Teen fellowship Program. Jessica is represented by literary agent Christa Heschke at McIntosh and Otis. She's been published at is currently working on a YA Horror novel.