Tag: poems

Our 2018 Fall List

front of fall 2018 catalog

Folded Word is thrilled to announce our forthcoming titles from amazing poets this fall: FRAGMENTS: From the Lost Book of the Bird Spirit – poems by Karla Van Vliet, September 2018, ISBN 978-1-61019-242-2. Set to the music of bird flight, sight, and song, these…

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…

Yarrow and Smoke

Plains of Leutra by Galen Garwood

poems by William O’Daly Forthcoming 5 May 2018: ISBN 978-1-61019-602-4 Sustainable Edition: print $15 Accessible Edition ebook: TBA ISBN 978-1-61019-241-5 Global Edition: print $12 Yarrow and Smoke is William O’Daly’s love song to gray valley and starless river, to the parched land where he…

2017 Wrap-Up

long exposure of waterfall

A note from the Editor in Chief When I look back at everything Folded Word published this year, I can’t believe how far this press has come in nine years. From Jessie Carty’s 2008 launch of the YouTube zine Shape of a Box to…

Portraits in G Minor

Reveling in the mystic wonders that can emerge even from “the palm of a corporate boss,” the poems of Paco Márquez “splash the sky wide,” exposing the magic in the quotidian — the “unnoticed silhouettes / imprinted in the grass.” In the tender violence of these portraits, “that which spoke the rose into being” also hums through daily life, holding a man’s hand, looking him in the eye, and saying, “the kitchen window is open.”