Shaun Randol founded The Mantle in 2009. Today he is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher. Shaun is the co-editor of Gambit: Newer African Writing (The Mantle, 2014) and he wrote an introduction to Herman Melville's Bartleby, the Scrivener (The Mantle, 2019). He is also a member of the PEN American Center and serves on the boards of Nomadic Press 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.
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?