Tag: folded word

Dispelling the Myth of the Magic Writer – Part I

(The first of a two part series by Dan Szczesny for his new #WriteLife column)

Recently, after a book presentation event at a local library, an attendee approached me with kind words about the talk. Then she asked, “So, where do you get your ideas?”

Q & A with Joseph Hutchison

Joseph Hutchison, current Poet Laureate of Colorado (2014-2018), is the author of more than 15 books. He teaches at the University of Denver’s University College, where he directs the Arts & Culture and Global Affairs programs. He lives with his wife in the mountains southwest of Denver. Two of his most recent chapbooks, The Earth-Boat and The Satire Lounge, as well as his translation of Miguel Lupián’s Ephemeral, have recently been published with Folded Word.

Month in Review: December 2015

In December, Folded Word released chapbooks and received news about exciting new opportunities for 2016. We are excited to enter the New Year with our first grant, a Twitter-zine relaunch, and more chapbooks upcoming in the spring.

Month in Review: November 2015

In November, the press celebrated the release of two new full-length titles. We are looking forward to more releases in the coming month, as well as a revitalization of our online poetry zine unFold. There will be more exciting news as we look forward to the new year, so watch for posted updates!

Pushcart 2015 Nominees

Folded Word is proud to nominate the following works for the Pushcart Prize: “I Must Be Dead” – short story from PREMEDITATIONS by Michelle Ristuccia “L’Anguille” – short story from L’ANGUILLE by Jon Trobaugh “For Neruda” – poem from THE ROAD TO ISLA NEGRA…

Place-Based Ventures

[No. 3 in our Eco-Lit series; concludes with a little writing contest] A few months ago, I attended the Land Institute’s annual Prairie Festival in Salina, Kansas. The festival featured talks on sustainable agricultural practices, spirituality’s place in environmental advocacy, and research on new…

Month in Review: October 2015

Image of the Month: This month, the art for many of Folded Word’s upcoming chapbooks was made available for preview on Folded Word’s Flickr page. We have had a chapbook release with another coming up soon, and a series of radio interviews with Folded…

Eco-Lit: Sense of Place

a column exploring the intersection of literature and ecology by Maryka Gillis A few weeks ago, I found myself directed up the last hill leading to a primitive campsite overlooking a canyon. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is small at just under…

Q&A with William O’Daly

William O’Daly has translated eight books of Pablo Neruda’s poetry (Still Another Day, The Separate Rose, Winter Garden, The Sea and the Bells, The Yellow Heart, The Book of Questions, The Hands of Day, and World’s End) and is a cofounder of Copper Canyon Press,…

Folded Word-Lab: historical fiction results

A month ago, Tim Bridwell presented an historical fiction workshop here and challenged you to write your own flash fiction. We only received one entry, but it was a great one. [If you looked at the workshop but didn’t enter, we’d love to know…