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.
Arthur Kaye's 'A Superintendent's Eyes
An attempt to understand boxing through its artistic representations
What is a memorial meant to represent? Who is it meant to represent?
The complicated nature of decontextualizing artwork.
An interconnected world demands that we collaborate in the public sphere
Lacking formal training, Bush is an outsider artist whose work recalls that of David Hockney and Edward Hopper.
Three Femen activists were recently sentenced to four months in jail for a topless protest in Tunisia.
Basquiat was drawn to the dogged spirit of the boxer, a determined spirit who took his knocks but kept on fighting.