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Salena Godden
author and poet
author and poet


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poem / A Ballad for Roger Casement
Ballad for Roger Casement "What
gave that roar of mockery That
roar in the seas roar The
ghost of Roger Casement Is
beating at the door" - WB Yeats This
is a tale of contradiction Paradox
and disgrace Justice
was a stranger And
mercy did not show her fac...

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Salena Godden commented on a post on Blogger.
Rough Trade editions went on sale this week! Order yours here:

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new film! new book! new dates!
Waiting for Godden
Waiting for Godden

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NEW Poetry Film | Salena Godden and Scarlett Sabet at Shakespeare and Co. Paris
New today beautiful Paris,  poetry video   Salena Godden & Scarlett Sabet Shakespeare and Co. Paris   #Youtube Read Scarlett's Paris blog and more here:   Shared with thanks and BIGlove to Sha...

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Special one-off live performance of Mrs Death Misses Death at Blah's Big Weekend
Blahblahblah is
excited to be able to support two established artists in developing
brand new shows this year. Salena Godden and John
Berkavitch. We’re offering a preview of both shows for one
price – a double bill with an interval. Salena
Godden: Mrs Death...

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Blog: A Paris Dream! Thank you Shakespeare and Co and Scarlett Sabat
I woke up in a Paris dream ... A dream come true! Our books in the window of Shakespeare and Company in Paris Shakespeare and Co. are the first ever official stockists of Rough Trade Editions This was one gig I will never forget . The beautiful bookshop was...

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Coming soon "Pessimism is for Lightweights' on Rough Trade Books
Rough Trade Edition No.2   Salena Godden  Pessimism is for Lightweights:  13 Pieces of Courage and Resistance Poems written for the women's march,  for women's empowerment and amplification,  poems that salute people fighting for justice,  poems on sexism a...

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Short story | Blue Cornflowers
Blue Cornflowers Salena Godden  She stands behind the bar and sings to herself: Bring me the used and abused,
the battered and bruised, your scars I will follow like train tracks, your clothes as
rough as potato sacks. She sings, bring me the broken and the...
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