by Peter Mason
Sometimes I Dream a Suicide in the Shape of Lake Erie, Song;
Or, Imagined Family Portrait as Lakeside Vineyard the Summer I Told Them and Left
Peter Mason is a Bi+ poet from Rochester, NY. He received a BA from SUNY Fredonia and is an MFA student at the University of Arkansas. His poetry is the recipient of the inaugural C.D. Wright/Academy of American Poets Prize, a finalist for the 2018 Puerto del Sol Poetry Contest, and the runner-up in Epiphany’s 2017 Spring Contest. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Booth, The Journal, Vinyl, Tinderbox, LUMINA, Muzzle and elsewhere. He is the Development Director of The Arkansas International, a Co-Founder of |tap| literary magazine, and the Development Director of The Open Mouth Reading Series.