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