Fjords Reviews

MONTHLY FLASH

THE INVENTION OF THE ALTERNATIVE
by Len Messineo

February 26, 2015

We noted as far back as the Dark Ages that one’s station in life was wholly determined at birth. Whether one were cobbler or king, wore homespun or sable, carried scepter or spade, was a matter of historical inevitability. It was our idea, as against the hardships of destiny, to create the Holy Mother Church and the consolations of the afterlife... read more >

Book
Down from the Mountaintop: From Belief to Belonging
Memoir by Joshua Dolezal

Reviewed by Natalie Sypolt

February 19, 2015

Down from the Mountaintop: From Belief to Belonging

In many ways, Joshua Dolezal’s childhood was typical—perhaps even idyllic. He lived in a small mountain town in the west, played sports, went to school, and had a sister and parents who loved one another. They had dinner together every night...
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Public Poetry Series

Bullied
By Angela Cohan
Read by Jacqueline Rafii

February 05, 2015

Bullied by Angela Cohan read by Jacqueline Rafii

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POETRY
THE NEW TESTAMENT
BY JERICHO BROWN

Review by By LynleyShimat Lys

January 29, 2015

Jeriho Brown

Revolutionary and ground-breaking as its namesake, Jericho Brown’s “The New Testament,” envisions elegies of the body, the blues and Langston Hughes as myths of origin, and the salve and discomfort of lovers and lost brothers. In the penultimate poem... read more >

Public Poetry Series

Thirteen
By Rob Cook
Read by Chris Campanioni

February 19, 2015

Thirteen by Rob Cook read by Chris Campanioni

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Monthly Verse
On Being Wakened by a Porcupine In Maine
by Jeff Ewing

February 12, 2015

On Being Wakened by a Porcupine In Maine

I get lucky, one ride all the way from
Bangor. The truck groans over dried mud
swells, springs bottomed out, tappets
clicking. The woods are so dense I can
feel the air pushing ahead of us in a bow
wave. When asked “Where you heading?” ... read more >

Film
3 Women
Directed by Robert Altman, 1977

Review by Raqi Syed

February 05, 2015

Directed by Robert Altman, 1977 - 3 Women

There has been much discussion about how 3 Women is a film that came entirely to Robert Altman as a dream. The result is meant to be what he transcribed of it...
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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 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
Annie Christain

INTERVIEW
Aurelie Sheehan

FICTION
Julia Fine

ESSAY
Kirk Nesset

ART
Curated by Owen Duffy