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Cyrus Cassells Biography | Poet

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Cyrus Cassells (born 1957) is an American poet and professor. 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.. American poet and professor


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