Matt Mason

Matt Mason has a Pushcart Prize and two Nebraska Book Awards; was a finalist for the position of Nebraska State Poet; and organizes poetry programming for the State Department. His most recent book, The Baby That Ate Cincinnati, was released by Stephen F. Austin State University Press in 2013.

  • The cover to Tracy K. Smith's Wade in the Water juxtaposed against a photo of its author
    July 9, 2018 | Matt Mason
    Photo of Tracy K. Smith by Rachel Eliza Griffiths Reading Wade in the Water (Graywolf Press, 2018), US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith’s fourth book, is an experience unlike any I’ve had before...
  • Rich, “On a Saturday Afternoon” (on the road from Royal, Nebraska, to the Ashfall Fossil Beds), May 25, 2013
    June 14, 2017 | Matt Mason
    Rich, “On a Saturday Afternoon” (on the road from Royal, Nebraska, to the Ashfall Fossil Beds), May 25, 2013 Creation Stories My favorite creation story right nowis the Babylonian one,where Apsu and...

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