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Pacific Light author David Mason has a new poem, “Windward,” in TLS.
Poet David Mason, author of Pacific Light, published “Shipmates” and “An Ancient Story” in The Hudson Review.
A society is only as healthy as its teachers. Ours, you might say, is in trouble, partly because our teachers often feel underappreciated and unseen. Yet most of us can […]
MY FATHER’S PAINT BOX was made of leather-covered wood, worn at the corners so the wood showed through. As a child, I loved opening that box, looking at the inner […]
As recently as 1980, when I was living in a small village in Greece, I heard the oral tradition at work. A great keening of women erupted in the house […]
African American Poetry is an ambitious and wide-ranging collection of Black poetry. Edited by Kevin Young, a fellow poet and poetry editor of The New Yorker, the collection spans contemporary writers such […]
Author of THE SOUND: NEW & SELECTED POEMS, David Mason is published on TLS with his new poem “Antipodes.” Read a brief excerpt below: i.m. Derek Mahon, 1941–2020 The death […]
David Mason gives a hypothetical “last lecture”!
The New Criterion has a nice review up of David Mason’s lyrical memoir, News from the Village: Aegean Friends. Here’s a taste: “In one of the book’s most eloquent passages, […]
Poet David Mason, a professor of English at Colorado College, recently was named the 2009 Thatcher Hoffman Smith Creativity in Motion Prize recipient. The $40,000 will allow Mason to focus more […]
David Mason, author of Ludlow and News From the Village, has been named the next Poet Laureate of the great state of Colorado! Press release here. Some downloadabe info here. From the Governer’s Office: GOV. RITTER TO […]
Best Book of Contemporary Poetry: Ludlow by David Mason (Red Hen Press). The book-length poem has been a very risky venture in the last century. Few efforts can be counted as successes […]
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser
David Mason's verse novel Ludlow is featured in the Washington Post to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of a massacre that led to the murder of two dozen striking coal […]
Sea Salt by David Mason was reviewed by The Dark Horse in their Autumn/Winter 2015 issue. It’s pretty exciting to read such a great review all the way from Scotland: “Reading Sea Salt is to […]