Shaun Randol founded The Mantle in 2009. Today he is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher. You can email him at shaun [at] themantle.net. 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.
When a stroll through Bogotá leads to an artistic discovery
A discussion from the panel 'Writing War'
A dispatch from the PEN Literary Safari
Paul Berman politely let the intellectuals have it tonight.
Bringing rage to the stage at PEN
In this interview, Chomsky discusses self-censorship and names the political crises intellectuals and activists should be acting on now.
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.
What can we learn from Stefan Zweig's rise and fall?