Fjords Reviews

  • Like a Norwegian by Vincent Chu
  • The Ventana Series Experience By Andrew H. Sullivan
  • The Inner Strength of Joan Didion, The Center Will Not Hold— A Film Review by Jennifer Parker


by Bridget Kiley

October 30, 2017

An interview with Tina Cane by Bridget Kiley

Tina Cane is a New York City native whose latest book of poetry, One More With Feeling (Veliz Books, 2017), is a reflection of her life growing up in Hell's Kitchen and the East and West Villages "without being sentimental", she observes. She meditates on motherhood, aging, and identity in her latest book, which recounts almost the entire lifetime of the speaker... read more >

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 >

Not Short on Talent
An Interview with Gridlock director: Ian Hunt Duffy
by Jennifer Parker

October 26, 2017

An interview with Ian Hunt Duffy

A short film that is long on talent is Gridlock directed by Ian Hunt Duffy which is a psychological thriller with a comedic overtone. No small feat in a film that lasts less than twenty minutes. This film has all the ingredients of a feature length drama. Written by Darach McGarrigle, the script dares to explore social issues like group think, mob mentality, paranoia and machismo under the umbrella of a traffic jam on a country road... read more >

Film Review
Deep in the Heart of Chelsea
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 >

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

Daryl Westly

Kelly McQuain

Dorothea Lasky

Gregory De La Haba

Jason K. Friedman