"A neatly-structured medication on the loss...and the recovery of... 'The Centre' "
John Fitzgerald's "The Mind" reviewed for On Art and Aesthetics
"Here is a surefooted, enviable collection of often brilliant poems. There are no false moments, no stumbles, only pure and accomplished craft. My poetic hat is off to Marie Cadden for this collection: a low and sweeping bow."
Kat Lucas Anderson reviews Marie Cadden's collection, Gynaecologist in the Jacuzzi.
Congratulations to Salmon poets Marie Cadden and Lorna Shaughnessy, joint winners of the 2017 Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust Poetry Competition!
Marie has won for her poem 'In Praise of Denial' and Lorna for her poem 'The Dual Citizen'...
"Dante, Oughtmama and the Bee Gees" - Frank Golden explains the inspiration for his new poetry collection, gotta get a message to you.
When I was 14 I was infatuated with the idea of the poet as maudit – that we must suffer determinedly to forge or disclose the deepest truths.... The Irish Times, Friday, Mar 10, 2017...
British-born and Irish transplanted poet Pete Mullineaux returns with this approachable collection that draws his concerns about human isolation from the natural world together with his inventive and thoughtful wordplay.
Pete Mullineaux's latest collection, How to Bake a Planet, reviewed in World Literature Today...
We are delighted to be launching Frank Golden's latest collection of poetry, gotta get a message to you, at this year's Ennis Book Club Festival...
The launch takes place at the Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis Town Centre, Saturday 4th March at 2.30pm. All are welcome!
"Since 1981, Salmon has been a small miracle. Like the other small presses of recent decades, it is an index of cultural independence. And it is astonishing to see how many books Jessie Lendennie and, since the 90s, Siobhán Hutson have published – more
John McAuliffe reviews Even the Daybreak: 35 Years of Salmon Poetry for the Irish Times
"This book is a marvellous testimony to what a small but passionate publishing house can achieve.... I counted over two hundred and forty different poets which is an astonishing number and illustrates just what a dedicated and hard-working jo
"Life in Suspension / La Vie Suspendue is Helene Cardona's fecund title for envisioning, in two languages, a poetry afloat in life and life in poetry -- pendulous, pensive, spontaneous, in suspense and suspension."
Anthony DiMatteo reviews Helene Cardona's new collection, Life in Suspension, for The Los Angeles Times...
"This is poetry with layers of complexity made of lace -- a magic carpet ride, not like anything else around."
Helene Cardona's collection Life in Suspension reviewed for Washington Independent Review of Books