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A Meeting of Minds

They sit around the table, ten women, their years stretched between fifty-five and eighty-three. They take a mug of tea and a shortbread biscuit between their stiff fingers and they wait a while.

Watershed

poems by Jean L. French 84 pages, 5×7 paperback Launched 30 May 2018: ISBN 978-1-61019-233-0 Global Edition: print $12 JEAN L. FRENCH is the daughter of a logger and a poet with the heart of a naturalist. The poems in Watershed reflect the push-pull…

What’s New at Folded Word

At Folded Word we’ve been so busy lately we forgot to share the great new works we have out, as well as others quickly approaching the shelves.

Just Launched: FREIGHT

At long last, the wait is over. FREIGHT is HERE! And to celebrate, we’ll be posting our favorite quotes from the book throughout the day on Twitter.

Award Winning Paper House

It’s official. Folded Word and Jessie Carty have their first award winning book. Over the weekend, Paper House won the Northern California Publishers & Authors’ 2011 Best Poetry Book Award!

New Titles New Blogs

It’s been a crazy April around here. Not only were we hatching a Heron and proofing FREIGHT, we typeset two chapbooks and edited our first travel narrative. And yet our queue of titles waiting to be produced is STILL staggeringly long. So in an effort to streamline updates from our globally-diverse crew, we’ve created two new blogs instead of building vast quantities of webpages.

exPRESS: Design

So you have your manuscript prepped with each functional unit saved as a separate file. The next step is designing the book. As a reminder, the tutorial will be written with Adobe’s InDesign in mind (ID4 & ID5 export reasonably clean files to .epub). We are curious to know if the steps will work equally well with QuarkXPress, so please be sure to comment if that’s the program you use.

Anthology Update

An open letter to our 2009 Twitterzine Contributors:

We would like to assure you that the anthology, On a Narrow Windowsill: Fiction and Poetry Folded onto Twitter, is still in production.

Paper House did what?

No, it’s true. Paper House by Jessie Carty made the Poetry Foundation’s “Contemporary Best Sellers” list for 15 August 2010.

Book and Chapbook now in Pre-Press

We’re so psyched!!! More details soon.