Parallax Press

Parallax Press is a nonprofit book publisher founded and inspired by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It is part of the Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism. [1] Authors include Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Chan Khong, Sister Annabel Laity, the 14th Dalai Lama, Joanna Macy, Brother Phap Hai, Larry Ward, Sister Dang Nghiem, Pablo d'Ors, Alberto Blanco (poet), Jaimal Yogis, and Mayumi Oda. Since April 2016 Parallax Press books have been distributed by Penguin Random House Publisher Services.

Parallax Press
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FoundersThich Nhat Hanh and Arnie Kotler
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationBerkeley, California
Nonfiction topicsBuddhism, contemplative practice, education, meditation, mindfulness in daily life, peace, social justice, sustainability
ImprintsPalm Leaves Press, Parallax Press, Plum Blossom Press



Parallax Press's publishing program includes the following three imprints.[3]

  • Palm Leaves Press: Sutra commentaries and scholarly books on aspects of Buddhist history
  • Parallax Press: Books on "mindfulness in daily life"
  • Plum Blossom Books: Books for children of all ages


  1. ^ "About – Parallax Press". Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  2. ^ "Distribution: PRH Signs Parallax". Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  3. ^ "Profile: Parallax Press". Retrieved 2020-07-20.