Fjords Reviews

  • 2028 Fjords Edition

Monthly Verse
Hoi Polloi
by Craig Kite

November 12, 2018

Who bolt like thieves dispersed by florescence,
who fold under the weight of a leaf,
who retract their hands from germinations
who in headlights freeze... read more >

Next on Maury: One Set of Twins. Two Baby Daddies!
by Michael Leal García

September 01, 2018

When the doctor raised what should have been the first of his twin sons, Danny saw a head of wooly hair and Vantablack skin that couldn’t have come from him or Liliana, who tugged at his sleeve and shouted something he couldn’t make out. Her words an unintelligible din as her anguished face dimmed and drifted out of frame... read more >

Damage Control
by Hege Anita Jakobsen Lepri

June 28, 2018

It’s been a long time since he woke up choking on his own heartbeat, but he still allows for that extra half-hour in the morning in case he needs to talk himself down. He’s only needed it three, four times in the past year, but his alarm stays put. So most mornings Roberto locks the door of his bachelor apartment earlier than he needs to, walks quietly down two flights of stairs and out to his car... read more >

Traveling At A Crossroads, Italy November 2017
by David Charles Barudin

September 07, 2018

Fjords Reviews -Traveling At A Crossroads, Italy November 2017 By David Charles Barudin

From where I sit at an outdoor café off Piazza Maggiore in the heart of Bologna’s old city, I face the main basilica and the 12th Century towers of the oldest university in Europe. There’s no rush... read more >

Monthly Verse
by Zack Stein

July 11, 2018

The Summer morning rose through the earth
like hallucination, my mother the shade of strawberry-milk
and skull, humming new names for God
as I enter the world—all that gale force—I had
found that the wailing tendrils of victims are timbered
and sticky, understood that giving
thanks was to sit in silence... read more >

Past Issues
  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 1 Volume I, Issue 1

    Art by Clay Witt, poetry by Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, fiction by Stephen Wade.

  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 2 Volume I, Issue 2

    Fiction by Peter Liu, poetry by Jonathan Greenhause, memoir by Verity Barudin.

  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 3 Volume I, Issue 3

    Poetry by Vanessa Blakeslee, paintings by Vadis Turner, and a review of Boy.

  • Fjords - Volume 1, Issue 4 Volume I, Issue 4

    Art by Kehinde Wiley, fiction by Philip Kobylarz, and poetry by Nancy Carol Moody.

  • Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 1 Volume II, Issue 1

    Billy Collins Interviewed, fiction by Erik Martiny, prose by Ori Fienberg.

  • Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 2 Volume II, Issue 3

    Jacob M. Appel Interviewed, art by Yumi Sakugawa, essay by Sean Carswell

  • Fjords - Volume 2, Issue 3 Volume III, Issue 1

    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 Volume III, Issue 2

    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 Volume III, Issue 3

    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 Volume III, Issue 4

    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 Volume IV, Issue 1

    Introduction by Tanya Grae, Poetry by Danez Smith, Art by Steve Miller, Interview by Junot Diaz, Fiction by Jamie B. De Monte, Essay and Art by Ernesto Caivano

  • Fjords - Volume 4, Issue 2 Volume IV, Issue 2

    Cover: Daryl Westly, Illustration: Kelly McQuain, Poetry: Dorothea Lasky, Art: Gregory De La Haba, Nonfiction: Jason K. Friedman

Fjords - Volume 4, Issue 3

Volume IV, Issue 3

Kai and Anders Carlson-Wee by Kelly McQuain

Kai and Anders Carlson-Wee

Therese Ritchie

Nate Lewis, Paul Vogeler, Stu Watson