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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.




Michele Young-Stone

Michele Young-Stone is the author of three novels: Lost in the Beehive, an O Magazine 2018 Book Pick, Above Us Only Sky, and The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors, which the Boston Globe called "an exceptionally rich and sure-handed debut." She is at work on a fourth novel. After teaching high school English for seven years, Michele earned her MFA in fiction writing from Virginia Commonwealth University. She lives in the Outer Banks of North Carolina with her husband and son.

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