Fjords Reviews

  • Moray Hillary, Pre-New Reflective By Heather Zises
  • Simone by Eduardo Lalo
  • Swimming, by Karl Luntta


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
Bad Light
by Carlos Castán

Translated by Michael McDevitt
Review by Sandy Rodriguez Barron

June 05, 2016

Bad Light by Carlos Castán

In Bad Light, a man sets out to find out who murdered his best friend. Set in Zaragoza, Spain, the novel begins with a question--who would want to kill a sweet, lonely guy like Jacobo? The police find no clues, no witnesses. Weeks go by and there are no suspects... 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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Review by Carol Dowd-Forte

June 05, 2016


Francie Frye’s not really a detective, but she played one on TV.
So when the body count rises on Enchantment Lake, an enigmatic phone call from her great-aunts—made even more cryptic by bad cell reception and a woman’s tendency towards the wacky—propels seventeen year-old Francesca (aka Francie or Frenchy) out of a Manhattan theatre audition and into the woods of northern Minnesota... read more >

Simple riches
eating dehydrated food on the Overland Track, Tasmania – Day 4 by Rachael Mead

May 28, 2016

Some things are so true we struggle to find their words. Silent and unassuming, they are the meat of proverbs, foods we consume unthinking; the grain in the flesh of the loaf, the light crouched in each crystal of salt...
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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

Chen Chen

Noah Becker

Chris Belden

Elisa Wolf

Jay Varner