Shaun Randol

Shaun Randol

Shaun Randol founded The Mantle in 2009. Today he is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher. You can email him at shaun [at] Shaun is the co-editor of Gambit: Newer African Writing. He is also a member of the PEN American Center and serves on the boards of Nomadic Press, the Global Literature in Libraries Initiative, and Africa Book Link.


October 28, 2014

When a stroll through Bogotá leads to an artistic discovery

July 2, 2014

Camus demands revolt!

May 3, 2014

A discussion from the panel 'Writing War'

May 1, 2014

A dispatch from PEN 2014

April 30, 2014

A dispatch from the PEN Literary Safari

April 29, 2014

Paul Berman politely let the intellectuals have it tonight.

April 29, 2014

Bringing rage to the stage at PEN

April 28, 2014

In this interview, Chomsky discusses self-censorship and names the political crises intellectuals and activists should be acting on now.

April 24, 2014

The most radical act one can take at this moment, says George Prochnik, is to engage in a patient, reflective retreat from all the noise.

April 22, 2014

What can we learn from Stefan Zweig's rise and fall?