Winter Kindling: The Conversion Continues

After sparking some interest in our newly-converted chapbook titles last week, we’re fanning the flames with two full-length ebook conversions this week. This batch was a little tricky because one of them contained a lot of accented letters. These letters converted well in the main text, but in the poem titles (which were set in…

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!

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,…

Sophronia’s Island Debut

Martha’s Vineyard native Tim Bridwell gave his island community a sneak peek at his debut novel earlier this month thanks to Edgartown Books‘ “Meet Our Vineyard Authors” event. Tim had the privilege of sitting on the porch in perfect weather with Sophronia L. by his side, chatting with readers and signing copies of his book,…

New Submissions Editor

We are excited to announce the addition of a Submissions Editor to the Folded Word team. Barbara Flaherty will be taking over the coordination and review of unsolicited queries, with her goal being to drastically reduce our response time. “As a poet,” she said on accepting the position, “I know what it’s like to sit…

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.

Freight: What are You Carrying?

This past week, Kurt and J.S. Graustein met with Mel Bosworth to discuss production of Mel’s upcoming novel, Freight. After the meeting, a thought burst into the Fold. We at Folded Word began to wonder if you, our readers and contributors, have any freight of your own.

Mosaic Novels

I’m always up for trying something new, so I’ve decided to create a home for novels in flash along with novels in verse–thus our first open-call for print books. We hope to launch our Mosaic line of novels in late autumn of 2012, but that will depend on whether or not we find the right manuscript. If you would like to submit a manuscript for consideration, see our guidelines…