Small Axe

A Caribbean Journal of Criticism 

Small Axe

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Journal Current volume: 25 Frequency: Three issues annually

Academic Editor: David Scott

Small Axe focuses on publishing critical work that examines the ideas that guided the formation of Caribbean modernities. It mainly includes scholarly articles, opinion essays, and interviews, but it also includes literary works of fiction and poetry, visual arts, and reviews.

David Scott, editor of Small Axe, won the 2016 Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) Distinguished Editor Award at MLA 2017. 


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Editorial Office:
Department of Anthropology
Columbia University
1200 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027

David Scott, Columbia University

Editorial Committee:
Charles Carnegie
Victoria Collis-Buthelezi
Andil Gosine
Régine Jean-Charles
Kelly Baker Josephs
Aaron Kamugisha
Wayne Modest
Tami Navarro
Harvey Neptune
Dixa Ramírez D'Oleo
Matthew Smith
Vanessa Valdés

Managing Editor:
Vanessa Pérez-Rosario

Editorial Assistants:
Noni Carter
Oriana Gonzales
Liberty Martin

Production Manager/Copyeditor:
Kelly S. Martin

Translator, French:
Nadève Ménard

Copyeditor, French:
Alex Martin

Graphic Designer:
Juliet Ali

Advisory Board:
Edward Baugh
Kamau Brathwaite
Erna Brodber
Hazel Carby
Edouard Duval Carrié
Rhonda Cobham
Edwidge Danticat
J. Michael Dash
Locksley Edmondson
Robert Hill
George Lamming
Kari Levitt
Rupert Lewis
Earl Lovelace
Robert Marquez
Sandra Pouchet Paquet
Caryl Phillips
Gordon Rohlehr
Verene Shepherd
Maureen Warner-Lewis
Sylvia Wynter

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Manuscripts of no more than 7,000 words and all visual materials, accompanied by clear layout instructions, should be submitted via online portal at Small Axe no longer accepts submissions by email. For style details, please consult the Submission section of the editorial office's website.

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November 2021 (25:3) - Closes 08/23/2021

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ISSN: 0799-0537
e-ISSN: 1534-6714