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Poetry Workshop with Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason

Sunday, March 17, 2024
2:00 pm3:00 pm
Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center

Join Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason for poetry reading and writing for all ages! Matt will share his 2024 poem commissioned by Crane Trust, as well as some of his other bird-themed poems. He will guide a writing exercise for participants to write their own poems. Please bring paper and writing utensils.
Matt Mason is the Nebraska State Poet and has run poetry workshops in Botswana, Romania, Nepal, and Belarus for the U.S. State Department. His poetry has appeared in The New York Times and Matt has received a Pushcart Prize as well as fellowships from the Academy of American Poets and the Nebraska Arts Council. His work can be found in Rattle, Poet Lore, Prairie Schooner, and in hundreds of other publications. Mason’s 5th book, Rock Stars, was published by Button Poetry in September 2023.