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Poetry
TWELVE CLOCKS
BY JULIE SOPHIA PAEGLE

Review by AK Afferez

June 25, 2015

POETRY, TWELVE CLOCKS BY JULIE SOPHIA PAEGLE

Somewhere between Ancient Greece, Las Vegas and Buenos Aires lies a center of gravity where Julie Sophia Paegle spins a meditation on time of epic proportions.

If the opening invocation to Calliope – the muse of epic poetry and eloquence as well as the name of a musical instrument – didn’t tip you off, then the numerous references to the fall of Troy will... read more >

Serial
THE DIARY OF SPIDEY-BAT
Part 6 of 6
by Martin Ott

June 18, 2015

Sunday

It’s surprising how quickly you can go from hero to goat. When I returned to my star early the next morning, Zorro was back and the first to come up with my alternate rap song: “Spidey-Chicken, Spidey-Chicken, he’ll run from any ass-kicking.” Storm Trooper must have been an actor because he made the most lifelike chicken noises to accommodate the song, and all of the gang flapped their wings whenever I was near... read more >

Fiction
Women
by Chloe Caldwell

Review by Maura Lammers

June 11, 2015

Women by Chloe Caldwell

Chloe Caldwell's slim and sensual new novella, Women, defies labels. It is not merely a love story, or a story of sexual awakening, or a coming out story, but a story about two women wrecking each other's lives during an illicit whirlwind romance... read more >

Serial
THE DIARY OF SPIDEY-BAT
Part 5 of 6
by Martin Ott

June 11, 2015

Friday

Hangover. How can it last two days? It sucks getting older. Something always hurts a little more than it used to, and that includes old wounds. My older sister Lorraine thought I was a too much of a dreamer for my own good, and once hid my boyhood diary in her bra drawer to make me want to go out and play with other kids.... read more >

Poetry
Even Though I Don’t Miss You
by Chelsea Martin

Review by Cathleen Chambless

June 18, 2015

Even Though I Don’t Miss You by Chelsea Martin

Even Though I Don’t Miss You is a humorous, yet honest collection of confessional prose poems that study the process of processing the end of a relationship. Which sounds like it could be intensely sentimental and urgent, but it’s not... read more >

Monthly Verse
After Mike Wallace’s Interview with Salvador Dali, 1958
by Austin Sanchez-Moran

June 18, 2015

After Mike Wallace’s Interview with Salvador Dali, 1958

I.
“At the base of all my thoughts are cauliflowers and rhinoceros horns.”

The logarithmic spiral is a type of perfection as is chastity.
In these modern times symbols are powerful, and I am a genius.
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Film
World of Tomorrow and the Quit-Bang Language of the Future
Directed by Don Hertzfeldt, 2015

Review Raqi Syed

June 11, 2015

World of Tomorrow and the Quit-Bang Language of the Future, Directed by Don Hertzfeldt, 2015

I came of age with the internet. In 1994, I opened my first email account and used a unix based client called Pine to read it. With Pine I learned about not just the first inklings of a kind of anxiety-reward based system of behavior we now call social media, but also the language that is so specific to it...
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Past Issues
CURRENT ISSUE
  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 1 DEBUT

    Art by Clay Witt, poetry by Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, fiction by Stephen Wade.

  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 2 B/W PHOTO

    Fiction by Peter Liu, poetry by Jonathan Greenhause, memoir by Verity Barudin.

  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 3 PROGRESSIVE

    Poetry by Vanessa Blakeslee, paintings by Vadis Turner, and a review of Boy.

  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 4 PORTRAIT MASTERS

    Art by Kehinde Wiley, fiction by Philip Kobylarz, and poetry by Nancy Carol Moody.

  • Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 1 LINE

    Billy Collins Interviewed, fiction by Erik Martiny, prose by Ori Fienberg.

  • Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 2 YUMI SAKUGAWA

    Jacob M. Appel Interviewed, art by Yumi Sakugawa, essay by Sean Carswell

  • Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 3 SPRING 2014

    Poetry by Sarah Palin Erased, interview by Phillip Gross, short story by Erik Martiny, essay by Jeffrey Skinner, art by Paul Kolker

  • Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 4 FALL 2014

    Poetry by Annie Christain, interview by Aurelie Sheehan, fiction by Julia Fine, essay by Kirk Nesset, art curated by Owen Duffy

Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 4

Spring 2015

POETRY
Nandini Dhar

INTERVIEW
Sean Street

FICTION
Patrick Wilson

ESSAY
Salpi Vartivarian

ART
Nance Van Winkle