Shaun Randol

Shaun Randol

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.


October 11, 2013

Arthur Kaye's 'A Superintendent's Eyes

August 23, 2013

An attempt to understand boxing through its artistic representations

August 13, 2013

A review of 'A Short Tale of Shame'

August 6, 2013

What is a memorial meant to represent? Who is it meant to represent?

July 23, 2013

The complicated nature of decontextualizing artwork.

July 10, 2013

An interconnected world demands that we collaborate in the public sphere

June 19, 2013

Lacking formal training, Bush is an outsider artist whose work recalls that of David Hockney and Edward Hopper.

June 18, 2013

Three Femen activists were recently sentenced to four months in jail for a topless protest in Tunisia.

May 30, 2013

Basquiat was drawn to the dogged spirit of the boxer, a determined spirit who took his knocks but kept on fighting.

May 17, 2013

The street art scene is young in Vietnam, but promising