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Callaloo

Vol. 18 (1995) through current issue

Callaloo, the premier journal of literature, art, and culture of the African Diaspora, publishes original work by and about writers and visual artists of African descent worldwide. Recently ranked 13th in Every Writer's Resource's Top 50 Literary Magazines, Callaloo offers an engaging mixture of fiction, poetry, critical articles, interviews, drama, and visual art. Frequent annotated bibliographies, special issues dedicated to major writers and literary, social, and cultural themes, and full-color, original artwork and photography are some of the features of this highly acclaimed international showcase of arts and letters. Annual subscriptions will now include a fifth issue titled Callaloo Art.

Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press

Volume 38, 2015

Volume 37, 2014

Volume 36, 2013

Volume 35, 2012

Volume 34, 2011

Volume 33, 2010

Volume 32, 2009

Volume 31, 2008

Volume 30, 2007

Volume 29, 2006

Volume 28, 2005

Volume 27, 2004

Volume 26, 2003

Volume 25, 2002

Volume 24, 2001

Volume 23, 2000

Volume 22, 1999

Volume 21, 1998

Volume 20, 1997

Volume 19, 1996

Volume 18, 1995


E-ISSN: 1080-6512
Print ISSN: 0161-2492

Editorial Board

Volume 38, Number 3, Summer 2015

Editor

Charles Henry Rowell

Managing Editor

Jackson Brown

Production Editor

Kathryn B. Karasek

Program Coordinator

Eunice McCain-Davis

Editorial Assistant

Hannah Cole

Associate Editors

julius B. Fleming, Jr.

Vievee Francis

Ravi Howard

Maaza Mengiste

Gregory Pardlo

Marlon B. Ross

Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.

Salamishah Tillet

Steven F. White

Phillip B. Williams

Dagmawi Woubshet

Assistants to the Editor

Óscar Berrió

Simone Brown

Amber Foster

Jarvis C. McInnis

Damani Taylor

Contributing & Advisory Editors

GerShun Avilez

Faedra C. Carpenter

Herman Carrillo

Maryse Condé

Huey Copeland

Edwidge Danticat

Carole Boyce Davies

Toi Derricotte

Rita Dove

Brent Hayes Edwards

Percival Everett

Ernest J. Gaines

Vanessa Guignery

Kendra Hamilton

Major Jackson

Shona N. Jackson

Jamaica Kincaid

Yusef Komunyakaa

Helen Elaine Lee

Valérie Loichot

Keith Mitchell

Koritha Mitchell

Valerie Cassel Oliver

Carl Phillips

Caroline Rody

Tracy K. Smith

Natasha Trethewey

Derek Walcott

Alvia J. Wardlaw

Melvin White, JD

John Edgar Wideman

Ivy Wilson

David Wright

Michelle Wright

Kevin Young

Volume 38, Number 2, Spring 2015

Editor

Charles Henry Rowell

Managing Editor

Jackson Brown

Production Editor

Kathryn B. Karasek

Program Coordinator

Eunice McCain-Davis

Editorial Assistant

Hannah Cole

Associate Editors

julius B. Fleming, Jr.

Vievee Francis

Ravi Howard

Maaza Mengiste

Gregory Pardlo

Marlon B. Ross

Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.

Salamishah Tillet

Steven F. White

Phillip B. Williams

Dagmawi Woubshet

Assistants to the Editor

Óscar Berrió

Simone Brown

Amber Foster

Jarvis C. McInnis

Damani Taylor

Contributing & Advisory Editors

GerShun Avilez

Faedra C. Carpenter

Herman Carrillo

Maryse Condé

Huey Copeland

Edwidge Danticat

Carole Boyce Davies

Toi Derricotte

Rita Dove

Brent Hayes Edwards

Percival Everett

Ernest J. Gaines

Vanessa Guignery

Kendra Hamilton

Major Jackson

Shona N. Jackson

Jamaica Kincaid

Yusef Komunyakaa

Helen Elaine Lee

Valérie Loichot

Keith Mitchell

Koritha Mitchell

Valerie Cassel Oliver

Carl Phillips

Caroline Rody

Tracy K. Smith

Natasha Trethewey

Derek Walcott

Alvia J. Wardlaw

Melvin White, JD

John Edgar Wideman

Ivy Wilson

David Wright

Michelle Wright

Kevin Young

Volume 38, Number 1, Winter 2015

Editor

Charles Henry Rowell

Managing Editor

Jackson Brown

Production Editor

Kathryn B. Karasek

Program Coordinator

Eunice McCain-Davis

Editorial Assistant

Hannah Cole

Associate Editors

julius B. Fleming, Jr.

Vievee Francis

Ravi Howard

Maaza Mengiste

Gregory Pardlo

Marlon B. Ross

Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.

Salamishah Tillet

Steven F. White

Phillip B. Williams

Dagmawi Woubshet

Assistants to the Editor

Óscar Berrió

Simone Brown

Amber Foster

Jarvis C. McInnis

Damani Taylor

Contributing & Advisory Editors

GerShun Avilez

Faedra C. Carpenter

Herman Carrillo

Maryse Condé

Huey Copeland

Edwidge Danticat

Carole Boyce Davies

Toi Derricotte

Rita Dove

Brent Hayes Edwards

Percival Everett

Ernest J. Gaines

Vanessa Guignery

Kendra Hamilton

Major Jackson

Shona N. Jackson

Jamaica Kincaid

Yusef Komunyakaa

Helen Elaine Lee

Valérie Loichot

Keith Mitchell

Koritha Mitchell

Valerie Cassel Oliver

Carl Phillips

Caroline Rody

Tracy K. Smith

Natasha Trethewey

Derek Walcott

Alvia J. Wardlaw

Melvin White, JD

John Edgar Wideman

Ivy Wilson

David Wright

Michelle Wright

Kevin Young

Volume 37, Number 5, Fall 2014

Editor

Charles Henry Rowell

Managing Editor

Jackson Brown

Production Editor

Kathryn B. Karasek

Program Coordinator

Eunice McCain-Davis

Editorial Assistant

Hannah Cole

Associate Editors

JULIUS B. FLEMING, JR.

VIEVEE FRANCIS

RAVI HOWARD

MAAZA MENGISTE

GREGORY PARDLO

MARLON B. ROSS

JOSEPH T. SKERRETT, JR.

SALAMISHAH TILLET

STEVEN F. WHITE

PHILLIP B. WILLIAMS

DAGMAWI WOUBSHET

Assistants to the Editor

Óscar Berrió

Simone Brown

Amber Foster

Jarvis C. McInnis

Damani Taylor

Contributing & Advisory Editors

GerShun Avilez
Faedra C. Carpenter
Herman Carrillo
Maryse Condé
Huey Copeland
Edwidge Danticat
Carole Boyce Davies
Toi Derricotte
Rita Dove
Brent Hayes Edwards
Percival Everett
Ernest J. Gaines
Vanessa Guignery
Kendra Hamilton
Major Jackson
Shona N. Jackson
Jamaica Kincaid
Yusef Komunyakaa
Helen Elaine Lee
Valérie Loichot
Keith Mitchell
Koritha Mitchell
Valerie Cassel Oliver
Carl Phillips
Caroline Rody
Tracy K. Smith
Natasha Trethewey
Derek Walcott
Alvia J. Wardlaw
Melvin White, JD
John Edgar Wideman
Ivy Wilson
David Wright
Michelle Wright
Kevin Young

Volume 37, Number 4, Art 2014

Editor

Charles Henry Rowell

Managing Editor

Jackson Brown

Associate Editors

Huey Copeland

Sarah Lewis

Chika Okeke-Agulu

Valerie Cassel Oliver

Michael Salu

Franklin Sirmans

Alvia Wardlaw

Dagmawi Woubshet

Production Editor

Kathryn B. Karasek

Program Coordinator

Eunice McCain-Davis

Editorial Assistant

Hannah Cole

Assistants to the Editor

Simone Brown

Stephanie Wasson

Contributing & Advisory Editors

Óscar Berrío

Anthony Bogues

Barbara Chase-Riboud

Johnnetta Betsch Cole

Barbara Dixon-Gottschild

Rita Dove

Darby English

Percival Everett

Elizabeth Wolde Giorgis

Erica Moiah James

Yusef Komunyakaa

Kerry James Marshall

Alison Saar

Lowery Stokes Sims

Michael K. Taylor

Natasha Trethewey

Michelle Joan Wilkinson

Volume 26, Number 4, Fall 2003

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Adrian Matejka

    Editorial Assistant

    Lynette M. Ajie

    Associate Editors

    Carrol F. Coates
    Brent Hayes Edwards
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Carl Phillips
    Marlon B.Ross

    Book Review Editors

    Tina Campt
    Thomas Glave
    Helen Scott
    Reetika Vazirani
    Michelle M. Wright

    Assistants to the Editor

    Alysa Hayes
    Jonathan Kotinek
    Ann Martinez
    Dana Maxey
    John Nwoke
    Susan Patterson
    Emily Raboteau

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Rhonda Gibham-Sander
    Finnie Coleman
    Michael Collins
    Maryse Condé
    Thadious Davis
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    E. Ethelbert Miller
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carla Peterson
    Richard Powell
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Kevin Young

Volume 26, Number 3, Summer 2003

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Adrian Matejka

    Editorial Assistant

    Lynette M. Ajie

    Associate Editors

    Carrol F. Coates
    Brent Hayes Edwards
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Carl Phillips
    Marlon B.Ross

    Book Review Editors

    Tina Campt
    Thomas Glave
    Helen Scott
    Reetika Vazirani
    Michelle M. Wright

    Assistants to the Editor

    Alysa Hayes
    Jonathan Kotinek
    Ann Martinez
    Dana Maxey
    John Nwoke
    Susan Patterson
    Emily Raboteau

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Rhonda Gibham-Sander
    Finnie Coleman
    Michael Collins
    Maryse Condé
    Thadious Davis
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    E. Ethelbert Miller
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carla Peterson
    Richard Powell
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Kevin Young

Volume 26, Number 2, Spring 2003

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Ginger Thornton

    Editorial Assistant

    Lynette M. Ajie

    Associate Editors

    Carrol F. Coates
    Brent Hayes Edwards
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Carl Phillips
    Marlon B.Ross

    Book Review Editors

    Tina Campt
    Thomas Glave
    Helen Scott
    Reetika Vazirani
    Michelle M. Wright

    Assistants to the Editor

    Alysa Hayes
    Jonathan Kotinek
    Ann Martinez
    Dana Maxey
    John Nwoke
    Susan Patterson
    Emily Raboteau

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Rhonda Gibham-Sander
    Finnie Coleman
    Michael Collins
    Maryse Condé
    Thadious Davis
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    E. Ethelbert Miller
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carla Peterson
    Richard Powell
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Kevin Young

Volume 26, Number 1, Winter 2003

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Ginger Thornton

    Editorial Assistant

    Lynette M. Ajie

    Associate Editors

    Carrol F. Coates
    Brent Hayes Edwards
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Carl Phillips
    Marlon B.Ross

    Book Review Editors

    Tina Campt
    Thomas Glave
    Helen Scott
    Reetika Vazirani
    Michelle M. Wright

    Assistants to the Editor

    Alysa Hayes
    Jonathan Kotinek
    Ann Martinez
    Dana Maxey
    John Nwoke
    Susan Patterson
    Emily Raboteau

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Rhonda Gibham-Sander
    Finnie Coleman
    Michael Collins
    Maryse Condé
    Thadious Davis
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    E. Ethelbert Miller
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carla Peterson
    Richard Powell
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Kevin Young

Volume 25, Number 4, Fall 2002

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Ginger Thornton

    Editorial Assistant

    Lynette Ajie

    Associate Editors

    Myriam J.A.Chancy
    Carrol F. Coates
    Brent Hayes Edwards
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Carl Phillips
    Marlon B.Ross

    Book Review Editors

    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Tina Campt
    Thomas Glave
    Reetika Vazirani
    Michelle M. Wright

    Assistants to the Editor

    Narietha Carter
    Laura Durden
    Lalhe Ghaderifard
    Lyman Grant
    John Nwoke
    Lynley Shults
    Olympia Sibley
    Jeff Turpin

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Thadious Davis
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carla Peterson
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 25, Number 3, Summer 2002

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Ginger Thornton

    Editorial Assistant

    Lynette Ajie

    Associate Editors

    Myriam J.A.Chancy
    Carrol F. Coates
    Brent Hayes Edwards
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Carl Phillips
    Marlon B.Ross

    Book Review Editors

    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Tina Campt
    Thomas Glave
    Reetika Vazirani
    Michelle M. Wright

    Assistants to the Editor

    Narietha Carter
    Laura Durden
    Lalhe Ghaderifard
    Lyman Grant
    John Nwoke
    Lynley Shults
    Olympia Sibley
    Jeff Turpin

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Thadious Davis
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carla Peterson
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 25, Number 2, Spring 2002

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Ginger Thornton

    Editorial Assistant

    Lynette Ajie

    Associate Editors

    Myriam J.A.Chancy
    Carrol F. Coates
    Brent Hayes Edwards
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Carl Phillips
    Marlon B.Ross

    Book Review Editors

    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Tina Campt
    Thomas Glave
    Reetika Vazirani
    Michelle M. Wright

    Assistants to the Editor

    Narietha Carter
    Laura Durden
    Lalhe Ghaderifard
    Lyman Grant
    John Nwoke
    Lynley Shults
    Olympia Sibley
    Jeff Turpin

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Thadious Davis
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carla Peterson
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 25, Number 1, Winter 2002

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 24, Number 4, Fall 2001

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 24, Number 3, Summer 2001

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 24, Number 2, Spring 2001

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 24, Number 1, Winter 2001

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 24, Number 1, Winter 2001

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 23, Number 3, Summer 2000

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 23, Number 2, Spring 2000

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 23, Number 1, Winter 2000

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 22, Number 4, Fall 1999

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabne

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    OanJelete Boooker
    Crystal Buck
    Jason Goldsmith
    Kendra Leary-Poole
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki
    Cory Tveten

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 22, Number 3, Summer 1999

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    Jason Goldsmith
    Kyle Julien
    Terrilynn D. Platt

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 22, Number 2, Spring 1999

    Editor

    Charles Henry Rowell

    Administrative Assistant

    Colette E. Dabney

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    Jason Goldsmith
    Kyle Julien
    Lauren Ljubicich
    Terrilynn D. Platt

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 22, Number 1, Winter 1999

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow
    Helen Elaine Lee

    Assistants to the Editor

    Jason Goldsmith
    Kyle Julien
    Lauren Ljubicich
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Jummai Sarki

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 21, Number 4, Fall 1998

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Executive Assistant

    Shenda D.Allen

    Associate Editor

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Nikki Barnett
    Rashan Boykin
    Jason Goldsmith
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Crystal Tuttle
    Lejandro Villanueva
    Quanne Williams
    Marijke Wilcke
    Kibra Yohannes

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Eric Ashley Hairston
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 21, Number 3, Summer 1998

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Executive Assistant

    Shenda D.Allen

    Associate Editor

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Nikki Barnett
    Rashan Boykin
    Jason Goldsmith
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Crystal Tuttle
    Lejandro Villanueva
    Quanne Williams
    Marijke Wilcke
    Kibra Yohannes

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Eric Ashley Hairston
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 21, Number 2, Spring 1998

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Executive Assistant

    Shenda D.Allen

    Associate Editor

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Nikki Barnett
    Rashan Boykin
    Jason Goldsmith
    Terrilynn D. Platt
    Crystal Tuttle
    Lejandro Villanueva
    Quanne Williams
    Marijke Wilcke
    Kibra Yohannes

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Toi Derricotte
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Eric Ashley Hairston
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 21, Number 1, Winter 1998

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Executive Assistant

    Shenda D.Allen

    Associate Editor

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Nikki Barnett
    Rashan Boykin
    Jason Goldsmith
    Crystal Tuttle
    Lejandro Villanueva
    Quanne Williams
    Kibra Yohannes

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Eric Ashley Hairston
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham-Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 20, Number 4, Fall 1997

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Executive Assistant

    Shenda D. Allen

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Nikki Barnett
    Rahsan Boykin
    Jason Goldsmith
    Crystal Tuttle
    Lejandro Villanueva
    Quanne Williams
    Kibra Yohannes

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Eric Ashley Hairston
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright
    Kevin Young

Volume 20, Number 3, Summer 1997

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Executive Assistant

    Shenda D. Allen

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Percival Everett
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Suzanne Arnold
    Nikki Barnett
    Rahsan Boykin
    Crystal Tuttle
    Quanne Williams

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Rita Dove
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Eric Ashley Hairston
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Dwight McBride
    E. Ethelberg Miller
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Richard Powell
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    Steven F. White
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 20, Number 2, Spring 1997

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Executive Assistant

    Shenda D. Allen

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Jennifer Devere Brody
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Suzanne Arnold
    Nikki Barnett
    Rahsan Boykin
    Crystal Tuttle
    Quanne Williams

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Finnie Coleman
    Maryse Condé
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Kendra Hamilton
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Ronald A. Judy
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Rhonda Cobham Sander
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Silvio Torres-Saillant
    Derek Walcott
    John Edgar Wideman
    Steven F. White
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 20, Number 1, Winter 1997

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Mary-Chistine Phillip

    Associate Editors

    Lindon Barrett
    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Finnie Coleman
    Lesli Harris
    Jeremiah Jeffries

    Editorial Assistant

    Shenda D.Allen

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Jennifer DeVere Brody
    Maryse Condé
    Thmas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Reginald McKnight
    Clarence Major
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 19, Number 4, Fall 1996

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Mary-Christine Phillip

    Associate Editors

    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Finnie Coleman
    Lesli Harris
    Jeremiah Jeffries

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Lindon Barrett
    Kimberly Benston
    Jennifer DeVere Brody
    Maryse Condé
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Farah Jasmine Griffin
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Reginald McKnight
    Clarence Major
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 19, Number 3, Summer 1996

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Mary-Christine Phillip

    Associate Editors

    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow

    Editorial Assistant

    Joyce Feggans-Thomas

    Assistants to the Editor

    Finnie Coleman
    Lesli Harris
    Linda McKnight
    Keisha Smith
    Robert Spencer

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Lindon Barrett
    Kimberly Benston
    Maryse Condé
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Helen Elaine Lee
    Reginald McKnight
    Clarence Major
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Sharan Strange
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 19, Number 2, Spring 1996

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Mary-Christine Phillip

    Associate Editor

    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Finnie Coleman
    Jeremiah Jeffries
    Linda McKnight
    Keisha Smith
    Robert Spencer
    Angela A. Williams

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Hazel Carby
    Maryse Condé
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Barbara Johnson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Vera Kutzinski
    Reginald McKnight
    Clarence Major
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 19, Number 1, Winter 1996

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Managing Editor

    Mary-Christine Phillip

    Associate Editors

    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    Bruce Morrow

    Assistants to the Editor

    Finnie Coleman
    Jeremiah Jeffries
    Crystal Callahan
    Angela A. Williams

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Hazel Carby
    Maryse Condé
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Barbara Johnson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Vera Kutzinski
    Reginald McKnight
    Clarence Major
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 18, Number 4, Fall 1995

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Interim Managing Editor

    Reetika Vazirani

    Associate Editors

    Rudolph P. Byrd
    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett

    Assistants to the Editor

    Finnie Coleman
    Chi Lam
    Walton Muyumba

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Hazel Carby
    Maryse Condé
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Barbara Johnson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Vera Kutzinski
    Reginald McKnight
    Clarence Major
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 18, Number 3, Summer 1995

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Interim Managing Editor

    Reetika Vazirani

    Associate Editors

    Rudolph P. Byrd
    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett

    Assistants to the Editor

    Finnie Coleman
    Chi Lam
    Walton Muyumba

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Hazel Carby
    Maryse Condé
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Barbara Johnson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Vera Kutzinski
    Reginald McKnight
    Clarence Major
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Robert B. Stepto
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 18, Number 2, Spring 1995

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Managing Editor

    John Keene

    Associate Editors

    Rudolph P. Byrd
    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Manthia Diawara
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    John Edgar Wideman

    Assistants to the Editor

    Jeremiah Jeffries
    Chi Lam
    Walton Muyumba
    Stacey Singleton
    Michelle A. Smith

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Hazel Carby
    Maryse Condé
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Paul Gilroy
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Barbara Johnson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Vera Kutzinski
    Reginald McKnight
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    John W. Roberts
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Hortense Spillers
    Robert B. Stepto
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    John Edgar Wideman
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright

Volume 18, Number 1, Winter 1995

    Editor

    Charles H. Rowell

    Managing Editor

    John Keene

    Associate Editors

    Rudolph P. Byrd
    Vèvè Clark
    Carrol F. Coates
    Manthia Diawara
    Rita Dove
    Percival Everett
    John Edgar Wideman

    Assistants to the Editor

    Neil Archibald
    Jeremiah Jeffries
    Chi Lam
    Stacey Singleton
    Michelle A. Smith

    Contributing and Advisory Editors

    Elizabeth Alexander
    Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Kathleen M. Balutansky
    Kimberly Benston
    Hazel Carby
    Maryse Condé
    Ernest J. Gaines
    Paul Gilroy
    Michael S. Harper
    Saidiya Hartman
    Mae G. Henderson
    Barbara Johnson
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Vera Kutzinski
    Reginald McKnight
    Bruce Morrow
    Gustavo Pellón
    Carl Phillips
    Arnold Rampersad
    John W. Roberts
    Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
    Hortense Spillers
    Robert B. Stepto
    Ginger Thornton
    Derek Walcott
    Kenneth W. Warren
    Judith Wilson
    Jay Wright