Cyrus Cassells

Cyrus Cassells is the author of five acclaimed books of poetry: The Mud Actor, Soul Make a Path through Shouting, Beautiful Signor, More Than Peace and Cypresses, and The Crossed-Out Swastika, which was a finalist for the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of 2012. His sixth book, The Gospel according to Wild Indigo is forthcoming. Among his honors are a Lannan Literary Award, a William Carlos Williams Award, and a Lambda Literary Award. He is a professor of English at Texas State University and lives in Austin.