Rhonda Mitchell

Writing Trauma, Saturday, May 6 at 5:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Rhonda Mitchell is a PEN Emerging Voices Fellow and a two-time Voices of Our Nation (VONA) participant. Rhonda earned a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Mount St. Mary’s University and is completing an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University. Presently she is the Communications Director for and elected official. She served as Public Information Director for the LA City Department of Cultural Affairs and California State University Los Angeles, where she created innovative programming to increase cultural competency on campus. And for ten years, she worked as a 9-1-1 operator for the LAPD; from that job, she has the most colorful stories to tell.

Books That Make a Difference: For Colored Girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange, Fences by August Wilson, Roots by Alex Haley.