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. He has served as an editor with The Heron’s Nest since 2011 and his own haiku have earned first place in more than two dozen international competitions. Mason and wife Carla Gambescia live in Chappaqua, New York.