Small Axe 57 is now available. With a preface by David Scott, this new issue features on its cover artwork by Miguel Luciano, as well as his visual essay “Ride or Die.” [Also see back cover below.]
Small Axe 57 includes essays by Michael Walonen, Kaneesha Parsard, and Bonnie Thomas. The essays broach topics as diverse as the work of Rodney Saint-Eloi, Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings, the barrack yard politics of C.L.R. James.
This issue features a section guest-edited by Patricia Noxolo titled “Caribbean In/securities,” with essays by Rivke Jaffe, Anthony Harriot, Ronald Cummings, David Featherstone, Kevon Rhiney, Susan P. Mains, and Anyaa Anim-Addo.
Small Axe 57 extends the editorial team’s preoccupation with “Translating the Caribbean,” with essays by Betsy Wing (on translating Édouard Glissant) and James Maraniss (on translating Antonio Benítez-Rojo).
Also included is a discussion of Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being, with essays by Régine Michelle Jean-Charles, Rinaldo Walcott, and Tezeru Teshome and K. Wayne Yang.
For more, see http://smallaxe.net/sx/issues/57