July 20, 2016

Chastity Pratt Dawsey, July 21

CPD photo

Time/Place | 2-3:30, North Studio

Topic | Dialogue

Author’s Excerpt | (read for workshop)
2015 Michigan Press Association Best Writing Award:
 
 
 
Audience | This event is open to the public. It is geared toward writers and academics. Walk-ins welcome, RSVP preferred: shiras@umich.edu
 
Transportation from Ann Arbor | U-M Detroit Connector Schedule (available to U-M affiliates)  https://ridemdcc.umich.edu/schedule
 
*Feel free to bring a work-in-progress that you would like to develop using some of Chastity’s writing practices in real-time, or use them to try developing something creative and new!
 
Chastity Pratt Dawsey covers Michigan’s cities and urban affairs for Bridge. She joined the Bridge team from the the Detroit Free Press after more than a decade of providing authoritative coverage of Detroit Public Schools. She has broken many of the biggest stories regarding education in the state’s largest city over the past decade. Pratt Dawsey’s work also has appeared in USA Today, Essence Magazine and the Investigative Reporters & Editors Journal. Before the Free Press, the native Detroiter was a reporter at Newsday in Long Island, NY, and The Oregonian newspaper in Portland. She started her career as an intern at The New York Times. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Communications from the University of Michigan.