Fjords Reviews

Monthly Flash
What We Can’t Remember
by Melissa R. Sipin

October 23, 2014

Patricia, do you remember when your father told you the story of your lola’s kidnapping? Do you remember how old you were? How young? How scared? How hopeful? Do you remember it was same day your mother left: her in a car, a beautiful, beige Toyota, dolled up with red lips and big sunglasses that reflected the sun and everything you wanted to be? Do you remember that this was just a story? A story?... read more >

Fjords - Art Cinema

The Sleep of Reason
by Morri Creech

October 17, 2014

The Sleep of Reason

The Sleep of Reason is like a fantastic milkshake: Greedy readers who try to consume it quickly will end up with a headache, but those who pace themselves are in for a treat. The book, Creech’s third, is lent flavor and density by his exquisite craftsmanship... read more >

Exhibition Review:
Mario Schifano 1960 – 67
Luxembourg & Dayan
27 June–16 August 2014
by Owen Duffy

October 17, 2014

Exhibition Review: Mario Schifano 1960 – 67

Shauna Born’s latest series of drawings, Christopher Sunset, opened at Kartharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects. Approaching the gallery, it’s hard to believe Toronto’s West Queen West was once a derelict district dominated by a sprawling, archaic mental institution... read more >

Subverting the Realist Impulse in the Work of Shauna Born
by Robert Anderson

October 9, 2014

Subverting the Realist Impulse in the Work of Shauna Born

Given the diverse manifestations and uses of abstract painting in today’s art world (see LIFE, the 2014 show curated by The Journal Gallery at Venus Over Manhattan), Mario Schifano 1960 - 67 is a remarkably contemporary and relevant exhibition... read more >

Past Issues
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


Sarah Palin Erased

Phillip Gross

Erik Martiny

Jeffrey Skinner

Paul Kolker