Fjords Reviews

MONTHLY FLASH

Ten One-Sentence Stories
By Robert Earle

December 18, 2014

1. The knife sliced twice through the side of the tent and a hand yanked the girl out by the hair.

2. She struggled to find a way to talk him out of it, demanding, persuading, coaxing, pleading, begging... read more >

Public Poetry Series

Hymn by John F. Buckley
Read by Anders Villani

December 12, 2014

Misfortune Cookies Catfish McDaris

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FICTION

SORROW
CATHERINE GAMMON

December 12, 2014

CATHERINE GAMMON

Catherine Gammon’s second novel Sorrow is a dense exploration of the interior lives of characters who exist on the brink. Readers are invited to enter the shattered life of Anita Palatino and connect the shards of her past, her present, and ultimately, her mind. They are asked to consider what choices they would make if they were immigrant refugees from a civil war who suddenly had to speak with the police...
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Monthly Verse

Apocalypse With Victrola
By Brian Clifton

December 04, 2014

Someday we will both be honest
but for now the Victrola in your cellar
will have to do. We crank the winding
key. You don’t own any records, no 45s... read more >

Interview with Robin Richardson

November 26, 2014

Robin Richardson

Robin Richardson’s poem, “Vlad the Uninspired,” appears in Fjords Review, Volume 2, Issue 2.

1. What inspired your piece, ”Vlad the Uninspired”?
When I was eighteen I took a year off school, saved up a modest sum of money, and set out to Europe to see a bit of the world before I settled back into academia. I started off in Spain, spent some time in Vienna, and Prague.
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POETRY
THE AMERICANS
by DAVID RODERICK

At the Height of Empire by Gareth Spark

December 12, 2014

THE AMERICANS By DAVID RODERICK

With this collection, Mr. Roderick, whose first book of poems, Blue Colonial, won the APR/Honickman Prize, attempts to document the entirety of American life, both past and future, dream and bitter reality, in a remarkably lucid and, one could say almost Academic poetry...
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Art

Reuven Israel, Multipolarity
Fridman Gallery
by Heather Zises
Photos Courtesy of the Fridman Gallery

December 12, 2014

Reuven Israel, Multipolarity

Known for his conceptual sculptures that resist categorization, multimedia artist Reuven Israel creates unique, brightly colored modular artworks that are embedded with paradoxes and layers of meaning.
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Public Poetry Series

Misfortune Cookies Catfish McDaris
Read by Paul Hawkins

December 04, 2014

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POETRY

Put Your Hands In
by Chris Hosea

November 26, 2014

Review of Put Your Hands In

John Ashbery judged the 2013 Walt Whitman Award for the Academy of American Poets and it’s no wonder why he selected Chris Hosea’s collection as the winner. The poems create a different way of looking at people and things, infusing the New York School vibe of anti- and alternative-narrative throughout... read more >

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
Annie Christain

INTERVIEW
Aurelie Sheehan

FICTION
Julia Fine

ESSAY
Kirk Nesset

ART
Curated by Owen Duffy