Cyrus Cassells Poetry Reading

Thursday, October 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Madison Union 256
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Ashley Ratliff
Furious Flower Poetry Center

Furious Flower Poetry Center welcomes poet Cyrus Cassells and invites the JMU and Harrisonburg communities to hear him read his poetry

Cassells is author of The Mud Actor (1982), winner of the 1981 National Poetry Series competition; Soul Make a Path through Shouting (1994), nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the William Carlos William Award; Beautiful Signor (1997), winner of the Lambda Literary Award; More Than Peace and Cypresses (2004); The Crossed-Out Swastika (2012); and his newest work The Gospel According to Wild Indigo (2018).

Cassells is a professor of Poetry at Texas State who has been awarded multiple fellowships with which he studied intensively the subjects of his poetry, including the Holocaust, Gullah Geechee culture of the US South, and more.

CyrusCassells Poetry Reading
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