The Mantle: Magazine

The Mantle Magazine publishes blogs, essays, interviews, reviews, and critiques in the areas of philosophy, literature, arts & culture, and international affairs. We do not currently publish fiction or poetry. 



We accept submissions on a rolling basis. Please submit your blog or essay to the related subject editor. Please include a brief bio with your submission.


  • Blog posts: 600 -1,200 words
  • Essays: 1,500 - 5,000 words


All blogs and essays should be submitted in a Word document via email to the below subject editors:


  • Arts & Culture - aria [at] (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Aria Chiodo)
  • Philosophy - peter [at] (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Peter Heft)
  • International Affairs - marie [at] (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Marie Lamensch)
  • Literature - morgan [at] (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Morgan Forde)


All other submission questions can be directed to our Managing Editor Morgan Forde.



The Mantle: Books

The Mantle publishes nonfiction and literary fiction by emerging writers from around the world, with a focus on authors from Africa. We recommend you become familiar with our titles before submitting your manuscript.




We are currently not accepting manuscripts.