Seamus Cashman was born in Conna, Co Cork in 1943.
His poetry collections are Carnival (Dublin, Monarchline, 1987); Clowns & Acrobats (Monarchline, Dublin, October, 1997); and That Morning Will Come, New & Selected Poems (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2007).
He has edited, with Bridie Quinn, The Wolfhound Book of Irish Poems for Young People, (Wolfhound Press, 1975; 5th paperback reissue, 1994). He has also edited and translated (with Sean Gaffney) Proverbs & Sayings of Ireland (Wolfhound Press, 1974; 9th paperback reissue, 1994); and an illustrated children’s poetry anthology, Something Beginning with P (Dublin, O’Brien Press, 2004).
He established Wolfhound Press in 1974 as a literary and cultural publishing house and was its publisher for 27 years.
He lives in Co Dublin.
Seamus Cashman at Salmon Poetry
Seamus Cashman at the Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools programme
Seamus Cashman at The National Library of Ireland