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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.

Joanna Tebbs Young

Joanna Tebbs Young is a freelance writer, columnist, and author of an award-winning biography of Vermont historian, Lilian Baker Carlisle. She is currently revising a memoir and personal essay collection.

Joanna holds an MA in Transformative Language Arts with a focus on Women's Studies & Spirituality, and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction, both from Goddard College.

A writing coach since 2009 and trained through the Center for Journal Therapy, Joanna is also a facilitator for Vermont Humanities Council and teaches online for the Transformative Language Arts Network.