Town

In her winning piece for Parallax’s Horror Contest, Eleonora Beran-Jahn takes us into the world of a mysterious small town where the night brings more than just the moon out. Also congratulations to Hannah Hardy whose art won first place in the Visual Art – Parallax Halloween Horror Contest.

In Memory of Emzara

“The world is ending soon, my love.”

Post-Partum

“I want him to sleep in the crook of an avocado.”

Make Room

Make room in your afternoon schedule to enjoy Fiora Elbers-Tibbitts’s poem in Parallax-Online.

Sea Cucumber

“I inhale salt water, and he asks me if I’m breathing heavily because I’m agitated, and that agitates me.”

Recent Work

Masi-America

This is a review of ‘Pig Park’, an incredibly relatable novel by Claudia Guadalupe Martinez, depicting a lovely summer story about the hardships of a failing town just outside of Chicago, and the families trying to keep it alive after its economic downturn.

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4 AM; The Wall a Headrest

“Things get out of my head, crawl back in – toss my brain around.”

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Samantha Dunn Interview

During her visit, the Parallax editors got to sit down and interview Samantha Dunn, fiction and nonfiction writer, about female representation in writing, the writing process, and how to deal with criticism.

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Gregory Robinson Interview

The Creative Writers were fortunate enough to gain an insight into the fascinating world of Gregory Robinson’s unique prose-poetry.

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Curiosity Killed the Coroner

Hannah Phillips’ play describes a coroner’s experience after his family’s death.

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Sunday Dinner

“Another spring chicken: underdone meat, dry like chalk. She’ll learn.”

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Megabat

Come hang with Emily Kessler.

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The Bear

Sofia Haines gives us a beautiful insight inside a bear’s mind.

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Robin the Noble

Sabrina Melendez battles gender norms in her modern twist to a heteronormative fairy tale.

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