Alum Matt Mason named Nebraska State Poet

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Matt Mason, who received his MA in Creative Writing from the UCD English Department in 1994, has been named the State Poet of Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Poet is selected based on artistic excellence and exemplary professionalism demonstrated by significant publications and special honors, an established history of community service in the advancement of poetry in Nebraska, and the ability to present poetry and interact effectively with a public audience.

For more details, see the official press release and news story.