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
T.I., an incarcerated poet, brutally writes about one of the many nuanced pains of being behind bars as a young adult. His
Sara Jhong warns against the use of standardized test results and other "numbers" as a way of measuring students' success in "Not
Jieyan Wang explores themes of childhood poverty in her short fiction piece, "Grow a House."
Madeleine Quirk beautifully captures the essence of a woman in Varadero. Her unique use of imagery creates a reflection that will resonate
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Alicia Mountain is a lesbian poet, PhD candidate, and assistant editor of the Denver Quarterly. Mountain earned her MFA at the University
Gabriel T. Clément explores modern Buddhism and its interactions with society, in Om mani padme hum.