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Gov. Ricketts Announces Matt Mason as New State Poet

January 30, 2019

Congratulations to our Executive Director, Matt Mason, on being named Nebraska State Poet!

“As Nebraska State Poet, Mason will serve a five-year renewable term as an advocate for poetry, literacy, and literature in Nebraska.  His duties will include giving public presentations and readings, leading workshops and discussions, and providing other outreach in schools, libraries, literary festivals, and various venues in rural and urban communities throughout the state.”

You can watch Mason's Nebraska State Poet Installation here and read more about his community enagement in Micah Mertes's Omaha World-Herald article.