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Cyrus Cassells (born 1957) is an American poet and professor. Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - Cyrus Cassells His most recent collection of poetry is More Than Peace and Cypresses (Copper Canyon Press), and his fifth book, The Crossed-Out Swastika, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in 2010. He has won many awards including a 1995 Pushcart Prize, the Lambda Literary Award, and the William Carlos Williams Award. He was nominated for the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Soul Make A Path Through Shouting. He has had poems published in literary journals and magazines including Ploughshares Indiana Review, AGNI, Boston Review and Callaloo.

Cassells was born in Dover, Delaware, grew up in the Mojave Desert north of Los Angeles, and began writing poetry in high school. He graduated in 1979 from Stanford University with a degree in film and broadcasting, and landed a job creating poetry filmstrips in the film division of a publishing house, where he worked when Al Young called to tell him his manuscript had been selected for publication from the 1981 National Poetry Series competition. He has worked as a translator, film critic, actor, and teacher. Since 1998, he has taught poetry at Texas State University—San Marcos for the MFA in writing program, and lives in Austin.

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Total Books: 8
The Crossed-Out Swastika
2012 - The Crossed-out Swastika (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556593796
ISBN-10: 1556593791
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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More Than Peace and Cypresses
2004 - More Than Peace and Cypresses (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556592140
ISBN-10: 1556592140
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Mud Actor
2000 - The Mud Actor [Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780887483257
ISBN-10: 0887483259
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Beautiful Signor
1997 - Beautiful Signor (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556591242
ISBN-10: 1556591241
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Soul Make a Path Through Shouting
1994 - Soul Make a Path Through Shouting (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781556590658
ISBN-10: 1556590652
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
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Soul Make a Path Through Shouting
1994 - Soul Make a Path Through Shouting (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781556590665
ISBN-10: 1556590660
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
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The Mud Actor
The Mud Actor (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780030613692
ISBN-10: 0030613698
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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