Proximity Magazine: A quarterly collection of true stories exploring place, space, and connections in the modern age.

Proximity, noun:
a. nearness in place, time, order, occurrence, or relation.
b. The state, quality, sense, or fact of being near or next; closeness.
See: adjacent, nearness, propinquity

At Proximity, we’re curious about the shape-shifting nature of our proximity to one another. We’re fascinated by the things that connect us, across real and imagined boundaries, across time and place.

We believe that tangible connections — the kind that root us in a specific place, time, or culture — are living wells of fresh ideas, offering new perspectives and a better understanding of the way we live our lives.

We hope the stories here, however different from your own, will resonate with and enlighten you. We hope they will expand your view of the world while grounding you in your own community, that they will encourage laughter, conversation, difficult-but-important questions, and even, on occasion, a really good cry.

In each issue, our writers will ruminate on a single theme from a variety of places, cultures, and perspectives. If you have a story to share, view our writers’ guidelines and submission calls here.

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