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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.

Christine Koubek

Christine Koubek's essays, journalism and travel stories have appeared in The Washington Post; Poets & Writers; Washingtonian; Bethesda; Chautauqua literary journal, and more. One of her essays on adoption received an "Articles that Make a Difference" award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Christine received an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairfield University and is the recipient of residencies from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ragdale. She loves working with writers to help shape their stories. When not writing and teaching, she's often traveling, running, and sharing favorite podcasts with family and friends.