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October 2020

Amanda Gomez Book Launch & Reading

Join us Friday, October 23 at 7pm EST to hear Amanda Gomez read from her new book Wasting Disease! This virtual reading will be streamed LIVE here and on YouTube. https://youtu.be/DRMASdy51eA Amanda Gomez is a Latinx poet from Norfolk, VA, where she received her MFA in poetry at Old Dominion University. Some of her poems have appeared in Nimrod International Journal, North American Review, PANK, Tupelo Quarterly, and Writers Resist. Amanda Gomez‘s Wasting Disease is the antithesis of the vajazzled pussies of which she…

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 2020

Diversity 2020: Live Zine Workshop

Join us for the Live Zine-Making Workshop taught by members of the 757 Comic Creators. More info coming soon. Learn more about Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices for Change and see the full schedule here. Donate to The Muse SPONSORS: Richie Ammons VO   Register for a class today!

November 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Word: An Open Mic for Poets, Storytellers and Fabulists

The Word is in collaboration with Zeiders American Dream Theater, The Muse Writers Center, Hampton Roads Writers, and Tidewater Writers. The Word welcomes diverse voices and fans of poetry, spoken word, and all forms of creative writing. We encourage all ages and backgrounds to come together and share in the mutual adoration of words. The Z provides a platform for writers to share their work while fostering a comfortable, laid-back, and encouraging atmosphere. This is your chance to take the…

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Diversity 2020: Storytelling Night

Join us for a Friday the 13th storytelling night hosted by Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold. Learn more about Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices for Change and see the full schedule here. Donate to The Muse SPONSORS: Richie Ammons VO   Register for a class today!

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Diversity 2020 – Fantasy Panel

Join The Muse Writers Center for a panel discussion with Young Adult/New Adult Fantasy authors Zoraida CĂłrdova, L. Penelope, and Patrice Caldwell. Learn more about Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices for Change and see the full schedule here. Donate to The Muse   Donate to our featured organization: We Need Diverse Books SPONSORS: Richie Ammons VO Register for a class today!

November 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Diversity 2020: Teens With A Purpose

Join The Muse Writers Center  for a live-streamed event in partnership with Teens With a Purpose. There will be a limited screening of the Facebook Live event at The Muse. A sign-up sheet will be available closer to the event. If you would like to attend the screening in person, please register, wear a mask, and maintain social distancing guidelines. Learn more about Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices for Change and see the full schedule here. Donate to The Muse  …

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Diversity 2020 Closing: Music and Verse

Join The Muse Writers Center and The Venue on 35th for the closing event of Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices of Change in a night of music and spoken word performances, followed by a reading from the Poet Laureate of Virginia Luisa A. Igloria. Performers: Jorge Mendez, Taz, Godchild the Omen, Grey Hues More to be announced soon. Learn more about Diversity 2020: Dynamic Voices for Change and see the full schedule here. Donate to The Muse   Learn more about…

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

January 2021

Beth Oast Williams Book Launch & Reading

Join us on Saturday, January 9th at 7pm EST to hear Beth Oast Williams read from her new collection of poetry Riding Horses in the Harbor. This virtual reading will be streamed LIVE here and on Facebook. Beth Oast Williams’s poetry has appeared in West Texas Literary Review, Wisconsin Review, Glass Mountain, and The Bookends Review, among others.  She was nominated for the 2019 Pushcart Prize in poetry, received second place in the 2019 Poetry Matters Project, and was a semi-finalist for Poet’s Billow 2018 Atlantis…

January 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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