Jennifer Mattson


B051PVHCYAAlHTiIn addition to teaching writing workshops, Jennifer is available for speaking engagements. She frequently speaks on panels, at conferences and retreats on the topics of journalism, international news, women’s issues, yoga, healthy living and writing. She has been an invited speaker at the A Room of Her Own (AROHO) Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Journalism and Women’s Symposium (JAWS) in Burlington, Vermont and at Claremont McKenna College where she delivered a speech: On Deadline: Writing and Reporting in the 21st Century and taught a writing workshop.

Upcoming Appearances


Writing, Editing and the Art of Being A Global Literary Citizen
February 11-15, 2016

The San Francisco Writers Conference 2016, Mark Hopkins Hotel, SF


American Society of Journalists and Authors, Panelist at Annual Writers Conference 2016

May 20-21, 2016

American Society of Journalists and Authors, Roosevelt Hotel,  NYC


Recent Appearances



The Writer and The Editor: Jennifer Mattson in Conversation with Melissa Faliveno, Associate Editor of Poets & Writers Magazine
May 1-3, 2015

The Muse and the Marketplace 2015 Park Plaza Hotel, Boston



6 Ways To Get Unstuck
May 2-4, 2014

The Muse and the Marketplace 2014 Park Plaza Hotel, Boston

Jenn Speech Claremont

On Deadline: Writing and Reporting in the 21st Century
February 22, 2013

Claremont McKenna College, California



Keynote Panel: Feminism & Journalism 50 years after the Feminine Mystique

October 25-27, 2013

Journalism and Women Symposium Conference Burlington, Vermont

Bending Boundaries: Libraries as Publisher

April 16, 2014

Worcester, MA

Recent Interviews

Back To School: The Benefits of Freelance Writing Classes Contently, 8/18/14

I Had Writer’s Block. Until I Read Writers’ Secret Solutions Contently, 10/23/13