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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.

Jesse Scaccia

Jesse Scaccia has had multiple op-eds published in The New York Times, and was a columnist for local publications PilotOnline, Norfolk Compass, and, where he was also the editor-in-chief. His local community activism has included work supporting The NEON District, government transparency, local businesses, LGBT rights and visibility, mental healthcare access, and reforming marijuana laws. He also developed, pitched, and produced a documentary series for B.E.T.