PODCAST: A Conversation on Gambit and African Writing

On August 28, The Mantle's founder, Shaun Randol, joined author Ayobami Adebayo (Nigeria) and writer Joel Ntwatwa (Uganda) to discuss Gambit: Newer African Writing (The Mantle) and African writing. The conversation took place at the Writivism 2016 festival, which was held at the Uganda Museum in Kampala. Adebayo is a contributor to Gambit and her novel Stay With Me is forthcoming from Kwani? Ntwatwa reviewed Gambit ahead of the event.


Listen to the podcast here.

Shaun Randol founded The Mantle in 2009. Today he is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher. You can email him at shaun [at] themantle.net. Shaun is the co-editor of Gambit: Newer African Writing. He is also a Fellow at the World Policy Institute in New York City, and a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the PEN American Center.