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.

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 self-contained place to experiment with poetic elements you’ve never used before. Sometimes, however, you might not be able to find a form that uses…

Write Short & Share: Cherita

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, self-contained place to experiment with new-to-you poetic elements before investing the…

Write Short & Share: Shadorma

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…

Write Short & Share: Puente

This week’s featured short form is the puente, invented by James Rasmusson. The rules for this form are simple:

Write Short & Share: Lanturne

This week’s featured short form is the lanturne (I’ve also seen it spelled lanterne). The rules for this form are simple:

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…

unFold 2.0 is LIVE!

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.

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 Word authors have happened across the country. In January of 2016,…

Plans to Relaunch unFold

Rose and JS met on Cape Cod last week. The winds of change were blowing as they discussed a relaunch of our poetry zine unFold. More details will come, but in January 2016 the zine will feature more visual art and break free from its 140-character limitations. To our die-hard Twitter peeps: Never fear, unFold…

Month in Review: September 2015

Image of the Month Folded Word had another busy month loaded with discourse on poetry in the press’ home state of New Hampshire, as well as the release of a new chapbook and the anticipation of new titles in 2016. A great way to start off the fall – with a supermoon eclipse worthy of…