THE PARAGON JOURNAL BLOG 

June 13, 2018

Hi everyone!

My name is Harrison Yang, I’m a graduate of Pace University with a B.A. in English and a minor in computer information sciences. My passion is poetry. I’ve been writing, reading, and studying poetry for the past five years. My goal in the future is to be ab...

June 13, 2018

“He was born with the gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.”

So wrote Rafael Sabatini about his character André-Louis Moreau, an eighteenth-century, French lawyer who inadvertently sparked the French Revolution.

How cool would it be if someone introduced y...

June 13, 2018

             My name is Clara Davis and I am excited to be interning at the Paragon Press this summer. I am a rising senior at the University of Virginia, majoring in English and Art History and minoring in French.

            As a double-m...

June 13, 2018

A post all about myself? How could I ever pass up this opportunity?

Hello readers, allow me to formally introduce myself. My name is Julianna Mitchell and I am going into my freshman year at Chapman University in Anaheim,CA  as a screenwriting major. However, I’m from s...

June 13, 2018

Hello! My name is Liam Mayo. I’m a student at Bard College, in New York. I’m studying piano performance and written arts, concentrating on classical music, prose fiction, and journalism. I’m the research director for the Bard Free Press, Bard’s only student newspaper,...

June 13, 2018

I am the editorial intern for The Paragon Journal this summer and part of the excited team creating KoAN literary magazine! As an introduction to me, I will tell you what I have known about I since day 1-

I am

100% Dominican therefore

110% a mix and jumble of ancestors fr...

April 4, 2018

In real life I’m a cynical person. I want people to suffer and I hold a grudge. Okay, that line made me sound like a psychopath. I’m not, sorta. What I’m trying to say is recently I had a lot of people do me wrong. Normally I would do extremely petty things to bother t...

April 4, 2018

We are at The Paragon Press are pleased to announce our upcoming anthology titled Crave: An Anthology of Addiction. If the title didn’t already give it away, it might be good to note that this anthology will be centered on the topic of addiction. We want to hear about...

March 22, 2018

My life currently has been like a book. I ended one chapter and am trying to start a new one. It all started with a group of friends of mine and my depression. While my depression got worse so did my friends. They ignored me, pushed me away and left me alone to rot. I...

March 22, 2018

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ve probably heard about the film Love, Simon. There’s been a lot of talk about the representation in this film, including an article in Time Magazine which questions whether modern teens even need tha...

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