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