David Mason

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  April 1, 2010 at 4:49 PM EST

David Mason is a poet, essayist, critic and professor. His books of poems include “The Buried Houses,” winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize, “The Country I Remember,” winner of the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award, and “Arrivals.”

His most recent collection, “Ludlow,” is a novel in verse that tells the story of a handful of immigrants in southern Colorado and the Ludlow Massacre of 1914. It was named best poetry book of 2007 by the Contemporary Poetry Review and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Mason is a professor of creative writing and literature at Colorado College.

Transcript: David Mason

Watch the extended interview with David Mason and Jeffrey Brown.



David Mason reads more of his work in three web exclusives below.



David Mason Reads from ‘Ludlow’

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  April 1, 2010 at 4:49 PM EST

David Mason is a poet, essayist, critic and professor. His books of poems include “The Buried Houses,” winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize, “The Country I Remember,” winner of the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award, and “Arrivals.”

His most recent collection, “Ludlow,” is a novel in verse that tells the story of a handful of immigrants in southern Colorado and the Ludlow Massacre of 1914. It was named best poetry book of 2007 by the Contemporary Poetry Review and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Mason is a professor of creative writing and literature at Colorado College.

Transcript: David Mason

Watch the extended interview with David Mason and Jeffrey Brown.



David Mason reads more of his work in three web exclusives below.