Fjords Reviews

  • A Spoonful of Sugar-- Not Saccharine The Big Sick: A Film Review
  • Fiona and the Tramp; Lost in Paris- a review by Jennifer Parker
  • Film Review - Beatriz at dinner


by Jennifer Parker

June 12, 2017


Natasha Dennerstein is a glamorous woman somewhere north of 40. She’s also a poet, an artist, a wife, an Australian ex-pat and a person with multiple degrees. Please, don’t call her a Trans Poet. Seahorse... read more >

by Jennifer Parker

May 12, 2017


Chen Chen’s, When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities should come with a warning label: Rated M for Millennial. Chen’s debut book of poetry will make you experience an emotional range that belies his age. One feeling might be envy when you learn that Mr. Chen is a 28—year—old PhD student at Texas Tech University... read more >

Book Review
And Then
by Donald Breckenridge

April 27, 2017

And Then by Donald Breckenridge

‘She wants to know why he thinks her desire to travel is so ridiculous. He says that it isn’t ridiculous. She wants to know why he thinks her fantasies about escaping their everyday life are so unrealistic... read more >

Film Review
Not Made in America
- Three films that get it right: The Wedding Plan, One Week and a Day, and The Commune
by Jennifer Parker

May 26, 2017

Not Made in America

ilm traditions outside of Hollywood are seldom considered apart from Oscar Season. 2017, a year where it is almost impossible to find one unifying thread in the world, I challenge you to look to films made outside the Hollywood milieu to see that we all want the same things, people want love, we fear loneliness, we experience profound loss, we look for love in all the wrong places and we experiment in living situations that are doomed for failure... read more >

Film Review
Let’s talk about the hard stuff: Get Out
by Jennifer Parker

May 07, 2017

Let’s talk about the hard stuff: Get Out

From the beginning of film history, movies have tried to tackle large social issues through a variety of genres. What makes a film remarkable is when the writer/director can marry different genres together and arrive at a work that not only has made nearly a 400 percent return on its original production costs in eight weeks but challenges the way we talk about complex social mores... read more >

Monthly Verse
by Stacky Skolnik

April 20, 2017

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Past Issues
  • 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

Tanya Grae

Danez Smith

Steve Miller

Junot Diaz

Ernesto Caivano

Jamie B. De Monte