Submission Guidelines Revised

If you’ve been thinking about sending us a query for your work, please be aware that we just revised our submission guidelines:

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:

Month in Review: April 2016

Following Earth Day’s legacy, Folded Word will begin to work with a local New England printing company later this year to produce our beautiful chapbooks. Stay posted for more information on our ventures in New England publishing! All slots are filled for our 2017 chapbook series, but we are reading for 2018 slots. We have…

Month in Review: February 2016

Despite it’s brevity, February was a hectic month for Folded Word — both at our New Hampshire base as well as across the country and the Atlantic, with the Folded bloggers and authors who’ve recently been featured on our blog and in new chapbooks.

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: January 2016

We’ve had a busy January, and don’t expect the next few months to be any less exciting. With new chapbook releases and the launch of a few new or revised projects coming up next month, we are looking forward to February. But for now, here’s our recap for January…

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!