The Mantle provides a forum for the next generation of critics and leaders to be heard—a space for opinions that are different from those found in traditional, established outlets.
With increasing interconnectedness brought on by the forces of globalization, we believe it is imperative everyone be given a chance to shape social, economic, artistic, and political discourses.
The Mantle’s objectives are achieved through critiques, essays, and interviews (Features) on important issues and shorter missives posted on our Blog. We also hold the occasional live event, including art shows, panel discussions, salons, and social gatherings.
Some issues require more space to fully flesh out. Hence, the virtual Roundtable, The Mantle’s flagship element wherein emerging thinkers from a variety of backgrounds debate and discuss the merits of a given question. These roundtables provide a space for young intellectuals to explore a topic and to deepen the general discourse on a given subject.
Founder and Editor in Chief, Shaun Randol
Editor, Chris Haddix
Technology Director, Andy Thornton
Graphic Artist, Sarah D. Schulman
The Mantle seeks reviews, critiques, analysis, and essays on a variety of issues from a wide array of sources. If you haven't already, take a spin around the website to get a feel for the material we like to publish. Send submission queries to info(at)mantlethought.org before you dig into a particular piece, though, that way we can best gauge where and how your critique will fit in with The Mantle. An initial query ensures nobody's time and energy is wasted.
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Editors, authors, artists, and others who wish to have their material considered by The Mantle should send an introductory email to info(at)mantlethought.org, or send hard copies to the address below.
All other general inquiries: info(at)mantlethought.org
c/o Shaun Randol
21-33 36th St.
Astoria, NY 11105
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