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Ann Mason

Political science professor turned international education consultant turned academic editor, and now an aspiring writer. Happy to be back in the Champlain Valley after 25 years in Colombia.

The Beginning of the World

The Beginning of the World by Ann Mason

“You don’t know how lucky you are to live here, to grow up with all this,” my mother would say, sometimes with a theatrical gesture toward the lake, the island, and the mountains. “Don’t ever take it for granted,” she…

O Fortuna

O Fortuna by Ann Mason, Green Mountain Writers Review

“You think you see two?” I sputtered, baffled. “Two what?” The wand, bathed in the warmed gel, glided across my massive, otherworldly belly, searching, probing. I had been here so often before, this was now starting to seem like some…