Where is Fjords?

Fjords participates in Choice Magazine Listening, which provides free audio recordings to the visually impaired. Each edition is also included in the permanent collection of New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Periodicals and Journals Library,  Southbank Centre's Poetry Library and Poet's House Special Collections Literary Journals.

Fjords annual print editions are available in numerous bookstores and libraries in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Indexed in the Humanities International Complete Fjords' editions are available for research purposes in over 13,000 universities worldwide.

If you'd like to see what kind of work we publish inside, please see our Womens Edition free download.


Contributors receive two copies of the issue in which their work appears. Consideration from all print and online contributors are given to nomination to the Pushcart Prize, Best New Poets, PEN/O'Henry Prize, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Non-required Reading, The Best Small Fictions, Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. We nominate to each publication every year. 


We do not have guidelines for how work is submitted, but suggest a cover letter and no more than 10 pages of poetry and 35 pages of fiction, creative nonfiction, hybrid work, and other types of literature. 

We accept simultaneous submissions and occasionally reprint work.

We look forward to reviewing your work and try to reply within 60-90 days, though this sometimes takes longer.

Review, Interview, Essay and other Queries

Fjords publishes book, art and music reviews, interviews, and essays. 


Fjords accepts only online submissions. 


We cannot respond to any submission questions covered in our guidelines. Other questions can be sent to editorial@fjordsreview.com

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Fjords is reading for 2021 chapbooks. Each book will receive distribution through Small Press Distribution and made available to readers as both print and ebooks. Selected authors will receive 15 copies of the book, and a standard publication contract, and a $50 honorarium.  

We accept work in any format in any style. We suggest a cover letter. Page counts, poetry up to 46 pages, short fiction up to 68 pages, hybrid work up to 68 pages, flash fiction up to 50 pages, unclassifiable works up to 60 pages.  We aim to respond to all submissions within six months, though this may sometimes take longer. 

We are reading for fall 2021.  We accept work in any format in any style. We suggest a cover letter. All submissions receive a free download link to our latest print edition.

35 pages or less, on any subject, with any theme. 


35 pages or less, on any subject, with any theme. 


5-8 original poems on separate pages. All poems submitted are considered for our Monthly Verse section. 

Send 3-5 flash fiction or nonfiction peices for our web feature.  

Include all works in one document with the the translators contact information and bio on the first page. Please send the original text on one page and the translation on the next page. Submit up to 10 peices or 25 pages of work in translation. 

Send us reviews on any book you think we'd like (new or old), articles and reviews on any creative subject (art, film, literature, surprise us), interviews with anyone you think has something to say. Try to follow our guidelines below, but if it’s not possible just send us what you think we’d like and we’ll go from there.

Please insure the submitted review or interview has the following information in the top left hand corner above the title of the review.








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