Pandora's Box and The Wild Detectives presents poet Cyrus Cassells
Pandora's Box will join forces with The Wild Detectives for National Poetry Month with a reading by award-winning poet Cyrus Cassells.
Cassells is the author of five books: The Mud Actor, a National Poetry Series winner and finalist for the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award; Soul Make a Path Through Shouting, hailed as one of the Best Books of 1994 by Publishers Weekly, a winner of the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams Award and a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Prize for the outstanding book of the year; Beautiful Signor, winner of the Lambda Literary Award, the Sister Circle Book Award (for African-American literature), and finalist for the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award; More Than Peace and Cypresses, a Lannan Literary Selection, named one of the Best Poetry Books of 2004 by Library Journal; and The Crossed-Out Swastika, a finalist for the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of 2012.
Among his honors are a Lannan Literary Award and two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is a tenured Professor of English at Texas-State University.