Fjords Reviews

  • Spring/Summer 2016, Volume 4, Issue 1
  • That Other Me by Maha Gargash
  • Moray Hillary, Pre-New Reflective By Heather Zises


Book Review
by Eduardo Lalo
Translated by David Frye

July 12, 2016

Fiction, Simone by Eduardo Lalo, Translated by David Frye

As a child, I spent summers getting to know San Juan. For ten years, I grew from an adolescent into a young man, and alongside me, the city of San Juan also began to age. I returned there just last year, to finds the birthplace of my mother unrecognizable. Gone was the romance of its cobbled streets and tiny late-night markets where you could fetch a drink and chopped chicken platters for cheap... read more >

Book Review
Ghost/ Landscape
by Kristina Marie Darling and John Gallaher

June 24, 2016

Ghost/ Landscape by Kristina Marie Darling and John Gallaher

Two people talking about the weather has never been so insightful or enlightening. Kristina Marie Darling and John Gallaher’s astounding Ghost / Landscape’s show that talking about the weather doesn’t have to be awkward filler... read more >

The flaw in the pattern
12 thoughts on wilderness, Overland Track, Tasmania – Day 5 by Rachael Mead

June 10, 2016

1. The deep blue bowl of sky, the microbial cities in the folds of my skin.
2. Web, palimpsest, machine – nothing can capture it. All we can say is what it is not...
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Book Review
by Karl Luntt

June 30, 2016

Fiction, Swimming by Karl Luntt

Karl Luntta’s Swimming offers readers a global view of modern life. With settings in Africa, America and Europe, Luntta shows how finding real relationships among intracultural backgrounds is still possible. Although there are shared locations and plot points in many of Luntta’s stories; they are all distinct, connected only by the theme of human interaction... read more >

Samuel Jablon at Arts+Leisure
April 9 - May 15, 2016

June 17, 2016

Samuel Jablon at Arts+Leisure

Samuel Jablon’s latest collection Life is Fine was up at Arts+Leisure and featured some great mixed media work on wood. We caught up with him for a few questions.

F: In the scope of your latest collection, what did you want to accomplish?
SJ: I wanted to the paintings to be about painting, and I wanted the letters to almost dissolve into the paint...
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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 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 by Nandini Dhar, interview by Sean Street, fiction by Patrick Wilson, essay by Salpi Vartivarian, art by Nance Van Winkle

  • Fjords - Volume 3, Issue 4 Fall 2015

    Poetry by Chen Chen, Art by Noah Becker, Interview by Chris Belden, Fiction by Elisa Wolf, Essay by Jay Varner

Fjords - Volume 4, Issue 1

Spring/Summer 2016

Tanya Grae

Danez Smith

Steve Miller

Junot Diaz

Ernesto Caivano

Jamie B. De Monte