Fjords Reviews

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MONTHLY VERSE
These clouds that cap the world
by Rachael Mead

February 04, 2016

Overland Track, Tasmania – Day 1

We set out, climbing towards the tight lid of clouds,
our whole week hanging from our collarbones.
This land casts at our feet its indifference to time,
unfurling like an old carpet, ragged and enormous... read more >

Fiction
The Four Corners of Palermo
by Giuseppe Di Piazza

January 14, 2016

The Four Corners of Palermo by Giuseppe Di Piazza

The Four Corners of Palermo is a window into a war waged by the Sicilian Mafia in the early 1980s.

Giuseppe Di Piazza’s debut novel is filled with raw depictions of violence and crime, moral depravity and fierce power struggles... read more >

MONTHLY VERSE
Each Thing That Has Been Taken
(Winchester Mansion: San Jose, California)
by Frank Paino

January 01, 2016

The dead do not care if their clothes catch & shred
on the wooden ribs of cypress hedge that guard
the widow’s six-acre mansion. What need is there for cover
when they move, resplendent in their own raw gore,
across the vast scalped lawn in its shroud of rusted starlight?... read more >

Interview
A Conversation with Amy Sacksteder

December 10, 2015

A Conversation with Amy Sacksteder

Fjords recently spoke with contemporary visual artist Amy Sacksteder to discuss her work and practice... read more >

On In the Language of Miracles
An Interview with Rajia Hassib
Interviewed by Rob Wilson Engle

November 27, 2015

On In the Language of Miracles–An Interview with Rajia Hassib

Rajia Hassib was born and raised in Egypt and moved to the United States when she was twenty-three. Moving from New York to New Jersey to California and finally settling in West Virginia, Hassib has become a keen observer of our country and culture... read more >

Novel
Conjuror
by Holly Sullivan McClure

January 21, 2016

Conjuror by Holly Sullivan McClure

The Four Corners of Palermo is a window into a war waged by the Sicilian Mafia in the early 1980s.

Conjuror is the story of four Cherokee boys, their grandfathers, and one outsider who are each integral to the continuation of the legends, beliefs, and traditions that have kept the Cherokee community of Graham County, North Carolina together for nearly 300 years... read more >

MONTHLY FLASH
Royce is Not My Father
by Audra Kerr Brown

January 14, 2016

We needed groceries, so we pawned my sister’s leg. Not her leg, but the prosthetic with a steel pylon tibia and detachable foam foot that once belonged to her father, Royce. Royce is also the name of the leg. The leg now hangs above compression socks, enema bulbs, and breast pumps in the medical supply aisle at Kotov’s Pawn... read more >

Film
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight For Freedom, dir. Evgeniy Afineevsky
by ANYA PROKHORKINA

January 07, 2016

Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight For Freedom, dir. Evgeniy Afineevsky

Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom by Russian-Israeli director Evgeniy Afineevsky features a series of interviews intercut with brutal footage of the protests in Ukraine’s Kiev in December 2013 through February 2014... read more >

Poetry
Ashley-Elizabeth Best: Constructing the female identity in Now You Have Many Legs to Stand On
Reviewed by Robert Anderson

December 18, 2015

Ashley-Elizabeth Best: Constructing the female identity in Now You Have Many Legs to Stand On

In Now You Have Many Legs to Stand On, 26 year-old Kingston, Ontario poet Ashley-Elizabeth Best looks back at her former self in order to gain the resilience to move forward... 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 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
Chen Chen

ART
Noah Becker

INTERVIEW
Chris Belden

FICTION
Elisa Wolf

ESSAY
Jay Varner