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Folded Word
foldedword@gmail.com
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, WordPress
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Exploring the world, one voice at a time.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    JS Graustein
  • Contact title
    Editor in Chief
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation
  • Focus
    We publish chapbook-length collections of poetry, fiction, and essay from regional voices around the world.
  • Representative authors
    Joseph Hutchison, Mel Bosworth, Darla K. Crist
  • Submissions policy
    Open to submissions of single poems, short stories, and essays for publication on our blog ($5 royalty per piece). New chapbooks will now be solicited from repeat blog contributors. No longer publishing full-length books. All guidelines posted at https://folded.wordpress.com/submissions/. (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    6 - 9 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties
  • Number of paid staff
    0
  • Number of unpaid staff
    6
  • Distributors
    Ingram
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    3
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • ISBN Number
    978-1-61019
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    5-7
  • Titles in Print
    18
  • Average Print Run
    250
  • Format (%)
    12% Hardcover, 13% Paperback, 75% Chapbook
  • Average Price per Book
    15.00
  • Average Price per e-Book
    2.99

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