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.

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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 by William O’Daly “Lone Dog” – microfiction translation from EPHEMERAL by…

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 crops. It also included a barn dance with live music by…

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…

Wanted: 2016 Chapbooks

While we have filled all our book-length publication slots for 2016, we are still searching for chapbook manuscripts. Next year we will be publishing one chapbook per month and will offer subscriptions, so it would be a great year to join the Folded family. We’ve recently expanded the genres we publish and have reserved chapbook…

Folded Word-Lab: haiku results

Two weeks ago, Ben Moeller-Gaa presented a haiku workshop here and challenged you to write your own haiku. And write you have: we received haiku entries from four continents! Below are the haiku that Ben selected as being the best examples of the concept from his workshop. the debate is over… robins on the fence…

Folded Word-Lab: Haiku

by Ben Moeller-Gaa author of WASP SHADOWS (Folded Word 2014) What is a Haiku? Haiku is a short form poem that began in Japan several hundred years ago. It is widely written around the world today, and is perfect for our hard wired, fast paced tech life as it is short enough for Twitter and,…

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…