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Jennifer Mattson

Jennifer Mattson

Adjunct Instructor

Jennifer Mattson is a writer, editor, and journalist. She is a former network news producer for CNN, CNN International, National Public Radio, and the former managing editor of Asia Society. Jennifer’s writing and reporting have appeared in The Atlantic, Salon, USA TODAY, The Boston Globe, CBS News, GlobalPost.com, The Women’s Review of Books, and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. She writes an online column for Psychology Today and recently co-authored with fifteen other writers the book, 642 Things To Write About Me (2015).  Jennifer teaches creative writing and journalism courses at NYUSPS Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

The Art of the Essay: How to Write Op-Eds and Nonfiction and Personal Essays

Learn how to write essays and then get them published in magazines, in newspapers, and online.