A column created in preparation for Folded Word’s upcoming panel on short-form poems at the New Hampshire Poetry Festival. As we mentioned last week, writing short form poetry can provide a self-contained place to experiment with poetic elements you’ve never used before. Sometimes, however,… Continue Reading “Write Short & Share: Trokeen”
A column created in preparation for Folded Word’s upcoming panel on short-form poems at the New Hampshire Poetry Festival. As we mentioned last week, writing short form poetry can provide a framework for practicing specific poetic skills. It can also serve as a safe,… Continue Reading “Write Short & Share: Cherita”
This week’s featured short form is the shadorma. I couldn’t find any conclusive information on its invention, but the rules for this form seem to be a riff off the simplified English version of the Japanese tanka…
This week’s featured short form is the puente, invented by James Rasmusson. The rules for this form are simple:
This week’s featured short form is the lanturne (I’ve also seen it spelled lanterne). The rules for this form are simple:
Following Earth Day’s legacy, Folded Word will begin to work with a local New England printing company later this year to produce our beautiful chapbooks. Stay posted for more information on our ventures in New England publishing! All slots are filled for our 2017… Continue Reading “Month in Review: April 2016”
We are leaping into spring with new chapbooks and columns. We are excited to continue learning about being writers, readers and lovers of literature through our new and featured authors this month and for the rest of the year. The second in Folded Word’s… Continue Reading “Month in Review: March 2016”
Despite it’s brevity, February was a hectic month for Folded Word — both at our New Hampshire base as well as across the country and the Atlantic, with the Folded bloggers and authors who’ve recently been featured on our blog and in new chapbooks.
Last Friday the new incarnation of our poetry Twitter-zine was unveiled @unFold_mag. The first issue featured the poem “You, an I” by Ahimaaz R, which was accompanied by JS Graustein’s photography & typography.
We’ve had a busy January, and don’t expect the next few months to be any less exciting. With new chapbook releases and the launch of a few new or revised projects coming up next month, we are looking forward to February. But for now, here’s our recap for January…