Parnassus (literary magazine)

Parnassus is the annual literary arts magazine of Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The magazine has been in publication since 1965, and was a bi-annual publication until 2008, when it switched to a yearly publication, with issues released at the end of each year's spring semester in May. Parnassus is a free publication, and copies can be found at the Haverhill campus of NECC while available.

Parnassus Literary Arts Magazine
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2012 Parnassus
CategoriesLiterary Arts Magazine
FrequencyAnnually
Year founded1965; 55 years ago (1965)
CountryUSA
Based inHaverhill, Massachusetts
LanguageEnglish
Websiteparnassuslitmag.com

Parnassus is edited by students of NECC, and its contents feature student work in the areas of fiction, poetry, creative non fiction, photography, and other assorted artwork. The magazine's advisor has been professor Patrick Lochelt since 2006. The magazine is a part of the Liberal Arts department at NECC, and membership in the editorial staff is open to all current NECC students in either the fall or spring semesters each year.

Guest authors and artistsEdit

Since 2008, Parnassus has regularly featured work from notable New England-area guest authors and artists:

  • 2008: Steve Almond's short story "Sweet Jesus"
  • 2009: Andre Dubus III's short story "Tracks and Ties"
  • 2010: NECC Poets (a group of alumni and faculty poets from NECC)
  • 2011: Stephen King's short story "Night Surf"
  • 2012: Gregory Maguire's short story "In That Country" (First publication)
  • 2014: Junot Diaz' short story "Homecoming, With Turtle"
  • 2016: Diannely Antigua - poetry compilation
  • 2017: Michael Cormier's short story "The Worshipping Tree"
  • 2018: Lance Hidy - artwork compilation
  • 2019: Dale Rogers Jr. - sculpture compilation

Recent issues and awardsEdit

Edition Association Awards and nominations Ref
2008 Community College Humanities Association Second Place, Eastern Division
American Scholastic Press Association First Place with Merit
Best Gallery
2009 Community College Humanities Association First Place, Eastern Division
Associated Collegiate Press Finalist, Pacemaker Awards
American Scholastic Press Association First Place with Merit
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Silver Medal Award
2010 Community College Humanities Association First Place, Eastern Division
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown Award
American Scholastic Press Association First Place
Best Page Design
2011 Associated Collegiate Press Best Two-Year College Literary Magazine, Pacemaker Awards [1]
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Crown award
Community College Humanities Association First Place, Eastern Division
American Scholastic Press Association First Place
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Gold Medal Award
2012 Community College Humanities Association First Place, Eastern Division
American Scholastic Press Association First Place
2013 Associated Collegiate Press Finalist, Pacemaker Awards
Community College Humanities Association First Place, Eastern Division
American Scholastic Press Association First Place
2016 Community College Humanities Association Second Place, Eastern Division
American Scholastic Press Association First Place
2017 Associated Collegiate Press Finalist, Pacemaker Awards
American Scholastic Press Association First Place
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District One Medallion Award
2018 Associated Collegiate Press Best Two-Year College Literary Magazine, Pacemaker Awards
American Scholastic Press Association Second Place

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ACP 2011 Magazine Pacemaker Winners". Associated Collegiate Press. Archived from the original on 2011-11-03. Retrieved 2018-05-14.

External linksEdit