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.

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Month in Review: July 2015

by Maryka Gillis Folded Word has released and signed new chapbooks to the press this month – poetry, nonfiction, and fiction included. The Folded Word blog continues to post new column pieces and monthly word labs. Keep up with the press for open submission slots, new chapbook releases, and column posts.   ROAD TO ISLA…

Folded Word-Lab: historical fiction results

A month ago, Tim Bridwell presented an historical fiction workshop here and challenged you to write your own flash fiction. We only received one entry, but it was a great one. [If you looked at the workshop but didn’t enter, we’d love to know why so we can plan future ones better.] We hope you…

Folded Word-Lab: Historical Fiction

by Tim Bridwell author of SOPHRONIA L. (Folded Word 2014) What is Historical Fiction? Historical fiction should be historical in terms of setting, but fiction first and foremost. Though actual historical figures often inhabit its pages, historical fiction is not historical biography. The writer should not rely on the story’s historical context to do any…

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,…

Pushcart 2014 Nominees

The Folded Word editorial team is thrilled to announce that the following works published by Folded Word in 2014 have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize:

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,…