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April 2021

Write Now with The Muse and The Slover – FOR KIDS

Please complete this after every outreach class meeting:  

Tuesdays, February 9 - April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3 sessions

The Comic Book & Graphic Novel Workshop

For comic writers and artists looking to hone their works in progress, this workshop will emphasize critique and accountability. While retaining an element of lecture from How to Write Comics & Graphic Novels, we will delve deeper into each student's comic project of choice, with the goal of polishing and revising our work. Please note: This class is an online class. To participate, students must have a stable internet connection with a computer or device with a webcam and microphone.…

Thursdays, February 18 - April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

6 sessions
Teacher: Kristin Mehaffey

Poems for Our Living and Breathing II (A Reading & Open Mic Series)

This April, join us for a two-part reading + open mic series in celebration of National Poetry Month. What is poetry's role in civic engagement, and in the world at large? A collection of celebrated poets will read poems addressing this issue. Luisa A. Igloria (Poet Laureate of Virginia 2020-22) will host, and offers the poem she wrote for the NY Times Thanksgiving 2020 feature as a starting point. This virtual event will be live on Zoom and a recording…

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Writers Happy Hour

Join us virtually for our monthly happy hour, an informal get-together where area writers and Muse teachers, students, and friends near and far enjoy conversation, camaraderie, and drinks (alcohol optional). Register for the Zoom link for the Happy Hour. We look forward to seeing your faces!

Wednesdays, March 17 - August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

6 sessions

Write Now with The Muse and The Slover

Please complete this after every outreach class meeting:  

Tuesdays, February 23 - April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3 sessions
Teacher: Alison Schoew

May 2021

Poetry on the Pavement Submission Deadline

Submit to a great new project by Norfolk Arts Poetry on the Pavement aims to celebrate and acknowledge Norfolk poets. The project will engage the senses and emotions of pedestrians, with the potential to create moments of joy, empathy, and reflection. Approximately 20 poems from local poets will be curated, made into stencils, and painted on sidewalks and pedestrian pathways throughout Norfolk. ELIGIBILITY: Open to poets who live, work, or go to school in Norfolk, Virginia. Artists will grant the…

May 9 - 11:59 pm

Christopher Newport University’s Virtual Writers Conference

Christopher Newport University’s 39th Annual Writers Conference Join Christopher Newport University for their very first virtual Writers Conference, sponsored in part by The Muse Writers Center. This one-day event includes various workshops and a panel discussion and offers an opportunity for writers to learn from agents, editors, publishers, the best of authors, poets, professional teachers, and each other. Keynote speaker, Rita Simms Quillen, will explore the idea of experimenting with your writing material across multiple genres in various ways in…

May 22 - 11:59 pm

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