Fjords Reviews

  • Karen Jerzyk's unsettling Parallel World at Art Block Gallery
  • Quintet, Directed by Robert Altman, 1979
  • CEK Concrete Functional Sculptures

 

Serial
THE DIARY OF SPIDEY-BAT
Part 2 of 6
by Martin Ott

May 21, 2015

Tuesday

OK, so I finally got out of my apartment to trek the five blocks over to Hollywood Boulevard in my Spidey-Bat costume. Of course, it took longer than usual in order to make sure I didn’t get run over crossing the street with limited visibility through eye slits. The only requirement in choosing my costume was to make sure that it had a full mask so that no one, especially Maria, would recognize how low I’d sunk. So how did I settle on something as dumb as a Spidey-Bat?...
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Serial
THE DIARY OF SPIDEY-BAT
Part 1 of 6
by Martin Ott

May 15, 2015

Monday

OK, so just how did a formerly productive member of society with a graduate degree in writing end up putting on a half-assed superhero costume for tips? One word: Hollywood. It’s an all-powerful evil entity that chews people up from all walks of lives, all ages. On the bus bench outside my apartment, Leon from Hoboken recites Shakespeare in a British accent, and claims mastery of archery, horse riding, and yodeling...
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POETRY
REVISING THE STORM
BY GEFFREY DAVIS

The Tenor of Silence by LynleyShimat Lys

April 30, 2015

Short story - REVISING THE STORM

In many ways, Joshua Dolezal’s childhood was typical—perhaps even idyllic. He lived in a small mountain town in the west, played sports, went to school, and had a sister and parents who loved one another. They had dinner together every night...
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Short Story
Quality Snacks
by Andy Mozina

Review by Gareth Spark

April 17, 2015

Short story - Quality Snacks - Andy Mozina

"Quality Snacks" (Wayne State University Press, 2014) is the second collection of Andy Mozina's short stories. His first, "The Women Were Leaving the Men" won the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, and his fiction has appeared in numerous reputable journals... read more >

Monthly Verse
The End of Science
by Ryo Yamaguchi

May 15, 2015

After the burr of your eye, soft as undergrowth
                                                  but lit through

with fluorescence; remember
I was descending a long hallway

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Film
Classic Movie Short Review: Croupier (1998)
by Emily Stewart

May 07, 2015

Classic Movie Short Review: Croupier (1998

The road to becoming the next J.R.R. Tolkien or Neil Gaiman is a difficult one, and Jack Manfred (Clive Owen), the hero of Croupier, knows that very well...
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MONTHLY FLASH
Stage Violence (or Un Bacio Ancora)
by Lisa Annelouise Rentz

April 23, 2015

Lisa Annelouise Rentz - Stage Violence  (or Un Bacio Ancora)

Once I passed thirty years of age and once I finally acquired, via scalpel, the ass I always wanted, my life settled into a gratifying routine. I had found the right seat, as it were, in the place where I lived and the livelihood I chose and the person I cuddled...
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Monthly Verse
echo
by Marco Maisto

April 09, 2015

Monthly Verse - echo by Marco Maisto

before the startling
        of an overheard

bubble...
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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