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nat creole. launched an online magazine in 2005 dedicated to offering an entertaining yet informed perspective on the literature, politics, art and music of contemporary global culture. With a focus on broadening the conversation on the arts and their role in an increasingly inter-connected world, nat creole. provides an ideal forum for the exchange of ideas, beliefs and forms of cultural expression.

laugh. consider. breathe. create.

phillip harvey
publisher. editor
Phillip Harvey is a New York based educator, writer and independent curator as well as the founder of Nat Creole. A graduate of Morehouse College and the Masters Program in Arts Administration at Columbia University, Phillip has over 15 years of experience in presenting the cultural arts.
kathi davis
managing editor
With over 20 years of management experience, Kathi Davis is depended upon to keep NC chaos free. Along with her forays into the arts, Washington DC based Kathi manages a non-profit consulting firm.
brook stephenson
literary editor
Brook Stephenson is a New York based writer and educator whose work has appeared in Vibe, XXL, Uptown Magazine and King Magazine. For more information go to
craig patches
multimedia consultant

Craig Patches is a Bronx based animator and multimedia specialist.  Educated at the California Institute of the Arts, Craig has received numerous awards for his animation work including shiny accolades for Yo Gabba Gabba’s “Pick it Up” video on the Cartoon Network.  Check out his portfolio at

alia jones
restoration specialist
Alia Jones is a New York based serial entrepreneur and theatre producer.  The NYU MBA and Spelmanite has developed marketing strategies for large and small businesses in the arts, consumer products, financial services, telecom, nonprofitt & edutainment sectors.
ph balance
music curator
Retired from former dj residencies at the London Jazz Cafe and Sugar High in Tokyo, ph balance still has a head full of tunes. He shares them liberally in the music section.
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nat creole. archive
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nat creole.

Publisher/ Editor:
Phillip Harvey

Creative Counsel:
Alain Mabanckou
Al Burton
Alexis Peskine
Alia Jones
Akintola Hanif
Angelica Le Minh
Annika Connor
Arthur Alleyne
A. Van Jordan
Benjamin Austen
Brook Stephenson
Craig Patches
Daniel Garrett
Delphine Diallo
Delphine Fawandu-Buford
DJ Center
DJ Silverboombox
Douglass Singleton
Dr William Oliver
Ed Myers
Ellia Bisker
Ethan Pines
Farid Abdi
Gordon Manning
Howard Martin
James Adolphus
Janee' Bolden
Jerry A. Rodriguez
Jimmy Black
John Ballon
Jon Lowenstein
Julian Conway Wilson Jr
Kathi Davis
Kenji Jasper
Kijua Sanders-Mcmurtry
Kirsten Telfer Beith
Kouassi Kra Magali
Larry Scott
Latasha N. Nevada Diggs
Laylah Amatullah Barrayn
Malaika Adero
Marcia Jones
María Carolina Baulo
Michael Eric Dyson
Michael Romanos
Mike Quain
Miles Marshall Lewis
Milton Allimadi
N. Corren Conway
Nia Woods Haydel
Nicole Thompson
Nyala Wright
Nelson Adbi
Ocean Morisset
Ratha Nou
Ray Llanos
Regine Zamor
Renaldo Davidson
Robert Nolan
Ron Smith
Ross Ford
Sekou Aka Ducarmel
Shannon Cook
Sean Bidder
Steve Lodder
Sunni Knight
Sydney James
Theodore A. Harris
Tiago Molinos
Wang Shanshan

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Yazmine Parrish