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.


May 5, 2013

Art is a lie that tells the truth.

May 5, 2013

Americans have drifted so far from the morality they once knew, or perhaps never knew.

May 4, 2013

Commentary from 'Perspectives from African Writers'

May 2, 2013

On 'The Critic's Global Voice'

May 1, 2013

I am not in exile because I am a person of the world.

April 30, 2013

With 'atrocity literature' in mind...

April 29, 2013

In conversation with Susan Bernofsky

April 25, 2013

Our editor in chief sits down with Salman Rushdie

April 5, 2013

The AK-47 is both confined to itself and symbolic of a greater phenomenon.

March 15, 2013

There is a raw, primal intensity to Bellows' paintings of boxing matches.