SX 37: 03.2012 


Essays by Peter Hudson, Tzarina Prater, Clare Connihan, Mark Raymond, and Erica James. Visual work by Joscelyn Gardner. Book discussion of Nicholas Draper’s The Price of Emancipation: Slave-Ownership, Compensation, and British Society at the End of Slavery with essays by Christer Petley and Susan Thorne.

SX 36: 11.2011 


Essays by Sarah Lincoln, Myriam Chancy, Elvira Pulitano, Régine Jean-Charles, and Dominique Aurelia. Visual essay by Franklyn Rodgers. A special section, “Remembering Edouard Glissant,” with contributions by Kamau Brathwaite, J. Michael Dash, Celia Britton, and Roger Toumson. Book discussion of Matthew Smith’s Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934-1957

SX 35: 07.2011 


Poem by Kamau Brathwaite. Visual essay by Dennis Morris. Work from “The Visual Life of Catastrophic History” project. 2010 Small Axe Literary Competition winners. Book discussion of Faith Smith’s Creole Recitations: John Jacob Thomas and Colonial Formation in the Late Nineteenth-Century Caribbean

SX 34: 03.2011


Includes essays by Kobena Mercer, Richard Drayton, Cheryl Duffus, Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Aaron Kamugisha, Jason Frydman, and John Patrick Walsh. Fiction by Sheryl Byfield. Book discussion of Diana Paton's No Bond But the Law: Punishment, Race, and Gender in Jamaican State Formation, 1780-1870. Visual work by John Goto. 

SX 33: 11.2010


Features essays by Elizabeth Duchanaud, Mary Gallagher, Michael Ferrier, and Meredith Robinson. Special section “Littérature-monde” with essays by Bonnie Thomas, Keithley Woolward, Charles Forsdick, and Eric Prieto. Visual projects by Leah Gordon, Barbara Prézeau-Stephenson, and Pascale Monnin. Book discussion of Susan Buck-Morss’s Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History.

SX 32: 11.2010


Features essays by Carter Mathes, Tanya Batson-Savage, Raphael Dalleo, Jane Bryce, Kelly Baker Josephs and Petrine Archer. Winning entries of the 2009 Small Axe Literary Competition.  Book discussion of Lorna Goodison’s From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island.  

SX 31: 03.2010


Includes essays by Michelle Rowley, Jocelyne Guilbault, Rivke Jaffe, Kanika Batra, and Samantha Noel. Interview with Merle Collins by David Scott. Book discussion of Vincent Brown’s The Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery. Visual work by Michael Elliott. Poetry by Obediah Michael Smith. 

SX 30: 11.2009


Includes special section on “Relating the Francophone Caribbean,” guest-edited by Martin Munro and Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw with essays by Celia Britton, Carine Mardorossian, Bonnie Thomas, Valérie Loichot, Stéphanie Bérard, and Stella Vincenot. Book discussions of Alex Dupuy’s The Prophet and Power and Peter Hallward’s, Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment

SX 29: 07.2009


Features the special section “Blackness Unbound: Interrogating Transnational Blackness” guest-edited by Glyne A. Griffith, with essays by Silvio Torres-Saillant, Michelle Stephens, Patricia Pinho, Patricia Mohammed, Mike Hill, Rex Dixon, Evelyn O’Callaghan, Kim Robinson-Walcott, and Anthony C. Winkler. Book discussion of Richard Price’s Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination