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