Gisela: Princess, Empress, Abbess, Saint

From fragments of history, Marcus Speh captures the mysterious spiritual journey of a woman who lived when only men’s lives were recorded: Gisela, a Bavarian princess married off to be the first queen of Hungary, then a prisoner, then an abbess and — some eight centuries later — a saint.

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Gisela: Extending the Pre-order Window

If you hadn’t quite gotten around to pre-ordering the sustainable edition of Gisela: Princess, Empress, Abbess, Saint by Marcus Speh yet, don’t worry! We’re extending pre-orders until 30 June 2017.

LEVEL UP: Which edition works for you?

Whether hand-bound or printed on demand, our titles have always included a print choice with an ebook option eventually joining in. Now we’re offering three editions, released in the following stages:

Water Ways

Folded Word announces the release of its second 2017 title, WATER WAYS, a collection of poems by William O’Daly with essays and photographs by JS Graustein.

Now Available: A YEAR UNFOLDING

A Year Unfolding is a haiku collection by Debbie Strange that celebrates the changing seasons in Canada, with each poem written in Carolingian hand by JS Graustein before digitizing.

SALE: THE Bundle

Grab 3 chapbooks for $24 $20! All summer long we will be offering weekly themed chapbook bundles in fun origami packaging for a reduced price. This week’s feature: THE Bundle The Earth Boat by Joseph Hutchison, poet laureate of Colorado The Satire Lounge also by Joseph Hutchison The Road to Isla Negra by William O’Daly, co-founder of Copper Canyon Press and…

Month in Review: July 2015

by Maryka Gillis Folded Word has released and signed new chapbooks to the press this month – poetry, nonfiction, and fiction included. The Folded Word blog continues to post new column pieces and monthly word labs. Keep up with the press for open submission slots, new chapbook releases, and column posts.   ROAD TO ISLA…

Month in Review: April 2015

by Maryka Gillis Folded Word has been busy this month. During the course of the April, the press has focused extensively on chapbooks, with a call for new submissions, attendance at a chapbook festival, and the debut of three new chapbooks of poetry. In early April, Folded Word was represented at the 2015 NYC/CUNY Chapbook…

Schedule of Folded Fun at ChapFest 2015

This year will be our 3rd year with a booth at the NYC/CUNY Chapbook Festival‘s book fair. It will also be our first year launching titles at the festival. If you swing by C-Level of The Graduate Center at CUNY on 2 April 2015, you can be some of the first humans on the planet…

Lunchtime TweetChat with Tim Bridwell

The following is an edited transcript from our chat with the author of our historical fiction novel, Sophronia L. “TB” stands for Tim Bridwell (@bridland) and “FW” stands for Folded Word (@foldedword). To view the original conversation, search for #SophroniaL on Twitter’s  discover tab.  Eastern/Central Lunchtime FW: Welcome to the #SophroniaL TweetChat with @bridland — our first ever:-) TB: Greetings,…

Stocking Stuffers, Anyone?

Need some last minute small gifts? Buy our words in bulk and save:-) From now through Tuesday, 16 December 2014 we are offering US residents 6 chapbooks for $26 (includes shipping via USPS Priority Mail, total retail value $48).

New Poetry Month Titles

In honor of National Poetry Month, we launched two new titles today: 1) Catherine Sophia’s Elbow, a novel-in-verse by Darla K. Crist, 2) Hints, a chapbook of micro-poems by Rose Auslander.