Maryann Mason

Maryann Mason has taught history and English in the Midwest, Northwest, and Bolivia. She lives in Ashland, where she writes history spots for local public radio, interviews mystery writers for RVTV Noir, and edits personal and family histories. Her poetry has appeared in Sweet Annie & Sweet Pea Review (1999), Rain Magazine (2007), and The Third Reader, An Online Journal of Literary Fiction and Poetry. In 2008, she published Ravelings, her first chapbook.

Author's Entries

  • As It Was (Jefferson Public Radio)

    Jefferson Public Radio (JPR), a network of satellite radio stations serving southern Oregon and northern California, transmitted the first airing of "As It Was" on September 1, 1992. Months earlier, the Southern Oregon Historical Society (SOHS) and JPR had agreed to the program to raise awareness of the region's rich …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Britt Music Festival

    When the Britt Music Festival opened in Jacksonville, Oregon, on August 11, 1963, it was the only outdoor summer music festival in the Northwest. Since then, the festival has grown from a two-week classical season to four months of jazz, pop, rock, bluegrass, folk, dance, and musical theatre. Today’s classical …

    Oregon Encyclopedia