In her piece "Barefoot," Kanchan Naik shares the sentimental experiences of she and her grandmother in India.
Sophia Robles—winner of the $25,000 Parallax Poetry and Fiction Scholarship Contest to attend Idyllwild Arts Academy— has a skill with both storytelling
Pearl Reagler’s poems, “Night Walkers” and “cicada women”, express an authentic and creative use of imagery. Through her powerful use of vivid
In "Diagrams of Knots" and "Evening With West Texas and Alzheimer’s", Vera Caldwell's experiments with form to create deeply meaningful aspects to
The "Perfect Case of OCD" is based on the personal troubles Lily Oldershaw faced while growing up with Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
In her piece, "The Symbolism behind Driving into an Underpass on the Garden State Parkway", Zoha Arif beautifully captures an eccentric character's
Zoya Yan explores a fast paced narrative of her mother's immigration, and sheds light upon what it's like as a working immigrant
Peter Twal is a Jordanian-American electrical engineer, and the author of Our Earliest Tattoos. His poetry collection won the Etel Adnan Poetry
In these poems, Ivan Josic demonstrates excellent employment of imagery to captivate a reader. With vivid details and authentic, dark tones, these
In her poem, "Composition of Columbus," Sarah Nachimson creates a sinister quiet presence in small town life, while developing an intense sense
In "Blue Eyes", Hannah Han creates beautiful settings and characters through her detailed imagery.
Julia Cook contemplates social expectations in her vivid poem "Ivy Prison."
Hewson Duffy showcases the atmosphere that a senior in high school experiences through his humorous yet suspenseful piece, "Chance Block."
Nonfiction Editor for Parallax, Alan Lee, writes on Jake Paul's new book, "You Gotta Want It".
Krystal Yang in this piece explores the voice of queer Chinese-Americans and how cultural influences can shape a person.
Deaf Republic, by Ilya Kaminsky, follows the story of a war-ravaged town, where after the tragic shooting of a deaf boy by