Fjords Reviews

  • 2028 Fjords Edition

Book Reviews
My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
by Christopher Skaife

December 29, 2018

Fjords Reviews - My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London by Christopher Skaife

Working in New York City leaves you with a peculiar relationship to birds. The urban setting strips some of the “wild” out of “wildlife.” Eventually even the “life” part starts to fade, and what we’re left with is scenery: unclean creatures, carrying the scent and colors of the city... 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 >

Monthly Verse
Security Force
by Ezekiel Black

December 17, 2018




train... read more >

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 >

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 >

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