Scott Mason (born April 18, 1952, Bay Shore, New York, U.S.A.). Retired marketing executive. Mason is author of The Wonder Code: Discover the Way of Haiku and See the World with New Eyes, winner of the top book awards from The Haiku Foundation and the Haiku Society of America and named one of the Best 100 Indie Books of 2019 by Kirkus Reviews. Mason's haiku have earned first place in more than two dozen international competitions. He served as an associate editor with The Heron’s Nest from 2011 through 2021, and has served on the board of directors of The Haiku Foundation since 2021. Mason resides in Chappaqua, New York.