Fjords Reviews

  • DEMIGODS ON SPEEDWAY BY AURELIE SHEEHAN
  • [INSERT] BOY BY DANEZ SMITH
  • Singing Bones  By KATE SCHMITT

 

Prose
JAMESTOWN REDISCOVERY
by Kristina Marie Darling and John Gallaher

August 27, 2015

Are we dancing, then, or are we fighting? Maybe I should have stretched or done a warm-up lap. So, I will close my eyes and pretend we’re on the phone. A little background of electricity from something in the house running... read more >

An Interview
with Stephanie Dickinson

Conducted by Kristina Marie Darling

August 20, 2015

An Interview with Stephanie Dickinson

Stephanie Dickinson, an Iowa native, lives in New York City. Her novel Half Girl (winner of the Hackney Award) and novella Lust Series are published by Spuyten Duyvil, as is her recent novel Love Highway, based on the 2006 Jennifer Moore murder... read more >

Prose
PROTOCOL
by Kristina Marie Darling and John Gallaher

August 20, 2015

At the training center they’re teaching us “roll over” and “play dead.” We’d thought, beforehand, that it was one thing: “roll over and play dead,” but we knew so little back then...
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Monthly Verse
For The Years
by Benjamin Mitrofan-Norris

August 13, 2015

For The Years by Benjamin Mitrofan-Norris

Springs

Here returns a sky of broken clay pots, clamouring
for my attention amid the memories of snow.
Our prayers for a crack in the clouds above answer...
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Film
Strange Days directed by Kathryn Bigelow (1995)

Review byRaqi Syed

August 6, 2015

Book - Strange Days directed by Kathryn Bigelow (1995)

Young men routinely pulled over by the police for driving while black. Racially conscious rap artists lauded by ordinary citizens as cultural bards, and decried by local city governments as fomenters of hate... read more >

Prose
NOW I'M ASKING YOU TO DEFINE YOUR TERMS
by Kristina Marie Darling and John Gallaher

August 27, 2015

It wasn't until after we signed the agreement that I realized my role was entirely unclear. I didn't panic, though, until you started needing me to do things...
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Book Review
Find Me
by Laura Van Den Berg

Review by Natalie Sypolt

August 20, 2015

Find Me by Laura Van Den Berg

In this age of Ebola and super-flus, the terrifying world that Laura Van Den Berg creates in her new novel, Find Me, is easy to imagine. The country has been wrecked by a mysterious sickness that first takes the memory and then the lives of those it infects... read more >

Fiction
Knuckleball
by Tom Pitts

Review by Hector Duarte Jr.

August 13, 2015

Knuckleball by Tom Pitts

Tom Pitts’s latest noir novella, Knuckleball is about small town passion for baseball and a vicious murder that caps off the start of the season. The setting, however, is not a small town but the major metropolitan city of San Francisco... read more >

Prose
IN GUADALAJARA, ONE OF US WILL EMERGE AS THE FEARLESS LEADER
by Kristina Marie Darling and John Gallaher

August 13, 2015

From the beginning, I wasn't good at following the rules. You just kept making ordinances, though, and I wondered if you liked seeing them broken... read more >

Nonfiction
WANDERING TIME
BY LUIS ALBERTO URREA

Review by Hector Duarte Jr.

August 6, 2015

Book - Wandering Time by Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea went through one of the most visceral, real things someone could go through. After splitting with his wife, he set off for the American Southwest and kept track of all the unusual spots visited, odd characters encountered, and existential knowledge gained... 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
Nandini Dhar

INTERVIEW
Sean Street

FICTION
Patrick Wilson

ESSAY
Salpi Vartivarian

ART
Nance Van Winkle