Marshall University’s A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series will welcome award-winning poet Cyrus Cassells at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Drinko Library Atrium.

Cassells is the author of nine volumes, most recently, “Is There Room for Another Horse on Your Horse Ranch?” Upcoming works scheduled for 2025 and 2026 include, “Everything in Life is Resurrection: Selected Poems, 1982-2022” and “Lorca to the Umpteenth Power.”

Cassells served as the 2021 Poet Laureate of Texas. Other honors include a Guggenheim fellowship, a Lambda Literary Award and the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams Award. He currently teaches in the Master of Fine Arts program at Texas State University, where he is a Regents’ and University Distinguished Professor of English.

The event is free and open to the public and will also be available via livestream.

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