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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.

Dana Staves

Dana Staves earned her MFA in Fiction at Old Dominion University. She currently lives in Norfolk with her wife, their son, and their cat. Dana is a contributor at Book Riot, and she is hard at work on her first novel, a romance about a celebrity chef and a farmer.