Fjords Reviews

  • The Inner Strength of Joan Didion, The Center Will Not Hold— A Film Review by Jennifer Parker
  • AN INTERVIEW WITH TINA CANE by Bridget Kelly
  • Not Short on Talent, An Interview with Gridlock director: Ian Hunt Duffy, Jennifer Parker

 

Film Review
The Big Short-
A Film Review by Jennifer Parker

October 26, 2017

Film - The Big Short- A Series About Why Short Films Matter,  Film Reviews by: Jennifer Parker

Once upon a time going to the movies meant seeing a short film before the main feature. That was last century, we are in 2017 and the short film has emerged as an exciting cinematic medium that even has its own Oscar category. It’s a way for filmmakers to prove they’re worth financing a bigger budget... read more >

Film Review
Basquiat—The Unanswerable Answer to the Art World
Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat-
A Film Review by Jennifer Parker

October 07, 2017

Film - Basquiat—The Unanswerable Answer to the Art World,  Film Reviews by: Jennifer Parker

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat is Sara Driver’s first feature in almost twenty-five years. She opens with a shot from her husband, Jim Jarmusch’s film, Permanent Vacation—a pre Rudy Giuliani Lower Manhattan—dirty, almost abandoned, broken windows, as if all the colors bled in the wash and everyone forgot to care... read more >

Film Review
Deep in the Heart of Chelsea
SUSANNE BARTSCH: ON TOP—-
A Film Review by Jennifer Parker

October 22, 2017

Film - The Big Picture, Faces Places-  Film Reviews by: Jennifer Parker

A spellbinding profile of a New York icon, SUSANNE BARTSCH: ON TOP by directing duo Anthony&Alex distills the milieu of Bartsch’s quotidian stasis between humanity and authority... read more >

Prose
Man Down
by Denise Schiavone

October 04, 2017

Of Submersion
Man down. Only he wasn’t shot. Just loaded into a massive steel cylinder armed with food and supplies for sixty days, millions of dollars worth of technical equipment, live explosives and a hundred other guys. They lined up on the pier alongside the sleek black mammoth bobbing like a cork in the bay... read more >

Film Review
The Big Picture
Faces Places-
A Film Review by Jennifer Parker

October 03, 2017

Film - The Big Picture, Faces Places-  Film Reviews by: Jennifer Parker

Faces Places transforms the quotidian into objects of fascination. The meta documentary is a film about the process of making art yet the subjects are so lacking in narcissism that it’s a delight to watch. JR and Agnès Varda explore the French countryside in his van that is decorated like a gigantic camera... 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 by Chen Chen, Art by Noah Becker, Interview by Chris Belden, Fiction by Elisa Wolf, Essay by Jay Varner

  • Fjords - Volume 4, Issue 1 Spring/Summer 2016

    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

Spring/Summer 2017

COVER:
Daryl Westly

ILLUSTRATION:
Kelly McQuain

POETRY:
Dorothea Lasky

ART:
Gregory De La Haba

NONFICTION:
Jason K. Friedman