Parallax Press is a nonprofit book publisher founded by the Vietnamese Thiền Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh. It is part of the Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism.[1] Parallax Press publishes more than a hundred books by Thich Nhat Hanh and is also the publishing home of authors writing on mindfulness in daily life;[2] contemplative practice; personal and collective healing; and activism for peace, the protection of the Earth, and social justice.[3] Authors include Hanh, Chân Không, the 14th Dalai Lama, Joanna Macy, Sister Dang Nghiem, Marc Andrus, Pablo d'Ors, and Alberto Blanco. Since April 2016, Parallax Press books have been distributed by Penguin Random House Publisher Services.[4]

Parallax Press
FoundersThích Nhất Hạnh and Arnie Kotler
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationBerkeley, California
Nonfiction topicsBuddhism, education, mindfulness, peace, social justice, sustainability
ImprintsPalm Leaves Press, Parallax Press, Plum Blossom Press

Imprints Edit

Parallax Press's publishing program includes the following three imprints.[5]

  • 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

References Edit

  1. ^ "About – Parallax Press". Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  2. ^ "Thich Nhat Hanh's Publisher Says Put the Book Down and Just Sit There". Retrieved 2017-10-27.
  3. ^ "About – Parallax Press". Retrieved 2022-01-22.
  4. ^ "Distribution: PRH Signs Parallax". Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  5. ^ "Profile: Parallax Press". Retrieved 2020-07-20.