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Cyrus Cassells

Cassells is the author of "The Mud Actor," winner of the 1981 National Poetry Series Competition; "Soul Make
a Path through Shouting," nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the William Carlos Williams Award;
"Beautiful Signor," winner of the Lambda Literary Award; and "The Crossed-Out Swastika," finalist for the
Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of 2012. He teaches at Texas State University in San Marcos. His most
recent work is "The Gospel according to Wild Indigo."