Fjords Reviews

POETRY
The House Began to Pitch
by Kelly Whiddon

The House Began to Pitch by Kelly Whiddon

September 11, 2014

Kelly WHiddon’s debut collection, The House Began to Pitch, winner of the 2012 Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry, whittles to the root of the importance of story itself. Many of the poems are framed in fairytales both modern and historic, an impressive range encompassing everyone from the Lollipop Guild to Ali Baba... read more >

SEPTEMBER MONTHLY VERSE
Hopler translates Trakl

September 05, 2014

Dan O’Brien’s poems, “The War Reporter Paul Watson’s Cold Open” and “The War Reporter Paul Watson Waits in Line,” appear in Fjords Review, Volume 2, Issue 2.

What inspired these pieces, ”The War Reporter Paul Watson's Cold Open“ and ”The War Reporter Paul Watson Waits in Line”?

These poems are from a kind of ongoing project about Canadian Pulitzer Prize-winning war reporter Paul Watson... read more >

Fjords - Art Cinema

Interview with Dan O’Brien

Dan O'Brien

September 05, 2014

Kara Walker is a contemporary African American artist whose work is fraught and intersected with issues of race, gender, identity, and sexual politics. She is best known for her panoramic friezes of black, cut-paper silhouettes set against white grounds that pungently address the history of slavery and racism... read more >

Kara Walker, A Subtlety,
Domino Sugar Factory, Williamsburg, Summer 2014
Review by Heather Zises

Kara Walker, A Subtlety

August 28, 2014

Kara Walker is a contemporary African American artist whose work is fraught and intersected with issues of race, gender, identity, and sexual politics. She is best known for her panoramic friezes of black, cut-paper silhouettes set against white grounds that pungently address the history of slavery and racism... 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
Sarah Palin Erased

INTERVIEW
Phillip Gross

SHORT STORY
Erik Martiny

ESSAY
Jeffrey Skinner

ART
Paul Kolker