The Art of 800 Words

Event: Writing Workshop at Mills College with Jennifer Mattson
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 22nd, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Mills College, Oakland, CA (directions)
Cost: Free to Mills College students and staff, $10 for the public

Jennifer MattsonInternational reporter, Jennifer Mattson, will lead a writing workshop from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Faculty Staff Lounge at Mills College in Oakland. Mattson, who covers international news, women’s issues, and arts and culture—and has formerly worked as a network news producer for CNN and NPR, among others—will discuss the art of the 800-word essay, from op-eds to personal essays. Find out what makes an essay work and get practical tips for publishing your own. The event is free to Mills College students and staff, and $10 for the public. For more information, contact Emily Beaver.