SX Live


She'll Chew You Up: Tiana Reid on Safiya Sinclair and Tiphanie Yanique

18 May 2017

Tiana Reid, Small Axe's editorial assistant, has recently published a piece for Cordite Poetry Review on Safiya Sinclair's debut book of poems, Cannibal, and Tiphanie Yanique's 2015 Wife. "If the novel form is a question mark," she asks," then, and while reading...Cannibal... I thought the poetic form might as well be an em dash. Versatile, incidental, fragmented, paratactic, broken down and broken into."

Small Axe 52 is now available!

10 April 2017
sx 52

Small Axe 52 

March 2017 is now available! 

This issue includes a special section, "Art as Caribbean Feminist Practice," guest-edited by Annalee Davis, Joscelyn Gardner, Erica Moiah James, and Jerry Philogene that focuses on the work of women whose artistic practices are grounded in a feminist ethos and engage multiple and nuanced meanings of the Caribbean and its diaspora across linguistic, geographic, material, and formal boundaries. The visual portfolio includes art by Deborah Anzinger, Sheena Rose, Keisha Scarville, and others.

A Caribbean Gallery of Art: An Interview with Juliet Ali

4 April 2017

by Gabrielle DaCosta

Juliet Ali is a graphic designer from Trinidad, residing in New York. She is an independent artist as well as the artistic director behind the Small Axe covers since 2006. We sat down together to discuss how she thinks Small Axe covers have changed over the years, and the role of the graphic designer in determining their future.

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sx salon, issue 24 is now available!

3 April 2017
sx salon

Issue 24 of sx salon features an edited version of a roundtable on digital publishing at the West Indian Literature Conference last October in which five editors of Caribbean digital platforms—Evelyn O’Callaghan, Kaiama L. Glover, Laurie N. Taylor, Patricia J. Saunders, and Kelly Baker Josephs—discuss managing the potentials and pitfalls of digital platforms. The issue's review section includes new publications in the field: Rachel L.

Andil Gosine's first major solo show Coolie Coolie Viens opens this week

25 March 2017
Andil Gosine exhibition announcement

Coolie Coolie Viens

March 29 - May 24

Glenhyrst Gallery, Brantford

Opening Reception 7 pm, March 29

Organized with McIntosh Gallery, Western University

featuring collaborations with 

Wendy Nanan and Kelly Sinnapah Mary


The Gospel of Patrick 

March 31 - April 27

Whippersnapper Gallery, Toronto


God's On the Beach 

at Crossroads Gallery