Our 2022 print submissions call is now open! The submissions period will run for 30 days, closing on Friday, May 27th.Read More
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2021: Year in Review
Protean was honored to feature the work of dozens of talented writers, poets, and artists this year, both in print and online. Here’s a selection of our publications from 2021.Read More
Why we’re asking for your support.
The editors fill you in on the magazine’s solvency, our plans for the future, and why we could use your help on Patreon to help sustain our operations.Read More
We’re halfway to our Kickstarter goal. Order our print edition—with a bonus free art print!
Our third print edition, Breathing Room, is now available for order. If you haven’t yet picked up your copy, pre-ordering through our Kickstarter is the only way to do so. We’re halfway to our fundraising goal—help us get all the way there! We’re also adding a bonus offer: those who order at tiers that include…Read More
2020: Year in Review
Protean was honored to feature the work of dozens of talented writers, poets, and artists this year, both in print and online. Here’s a selection of our publications from 2020.Read More
Submissions Call – Protean Issue 3: Breathing Room
The Italian communist philosopher Franco “Bifo” Berardi devoted his 2018 book Breathing to our “contemporary condition of breathlessness”—a condition which has only grown more acute in the years since its publication. Berardi frames the act of breathing as “a vibrational search to attune oneself to one’s environment.” Yet to do so in this era would…Read More
Statement on Protean’s Relationship with Kickstarter
During the one-month run of our recent Kickstarter campaign, where many of our generous readers were kind enough to pitch in and help us create our second issue, we were confronted with some disturbing news. Kickstarter is ostensibly a “public benefit corporation,” and in the past it has prided itself on its adherence to ethical principles. Yet management had just fired two workers for organizing activities with the company union, Kickstarter United.Read More