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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.

Kathleen Volk Miller

Kathleen Volk Miller has written for LitHub; NYT Modern Love; O, the Oprah magazine; Salon, the NYTimes; Huffington Post; Washington Post; Family Circle; Philadelphia Magazine; and other venues. “How We Want to Live,” an essay, was chosen as the penultimate piece in Oprah’s Book of Starting Over (Flat Iron Books, Hearst Publications, 2016). She is co-editor of the anthology, Humor: A Reader for Writers (Oxford University Press, 2014). She is co-editor of The Painted Bride Quarterly and co-host of PBQ’s podcast, Slush Pile. She has also published in literary magazines, such as Drunken Boat, Opium, and other venues. She holds “Healing through Writing” workshops, and other memoir and journaling classes. She consults on literary magazine start up, working with college students, and getting published in literary magazines. She is a professor at Drexel University.

Current Classes Taught