Cyrus Cassels

Cyrus Cassells was born in Dover, Delaware.

He 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, a finalist for the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry book of 2012. His sixth book, The Gospel according to Wild Indigo, is forthcoming.

He has received a Lannan Literary Award, a William Carlos Williams Award, and a Lambda Literary Award.

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The Mud Actor

Selected by Al Young
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