Founder
Alvin Aubert

Editor
Duriel E. Harris

Associate Editor
Sheree Renée Thomas

Web Editor
Keith Wilson

Editorial Assistant
Danielle Sutton

Editorial Interns
Brigid Ackerman
Elaine Hocker
Allison Maretti

Sound Consultant
Andrew LaBombarda

Editors Emeriti
Gerald Barrax
Doris Lucas Larrea
Afaa Michael Weaver
Joyce Pettis
Tom Lisk
Shelia Smith McKoy

Editorial Board
Duane Boutté, Drama/Performance
Tisa Bryant, Fiction & Hybrid Genre
Latasha N. Nevada Diggs, Digital Media
Krista Franklin, Visual Art
Kermit Frazier, Drama/Performance
Meta DuEwa Jones, Criticism
John Keene, Fiction & Hybrid Genre
Keith D. Leonard, Criticism
Lenard D. Moore, Poetry
Khanyisile Mbongwa, Visual Art
Opal Moore, Fiction
Keith Obadike, Digital Media
Khadijah Queen, Poetry & Drama/Performance
Rone Shavers, Fiction & Hybrid Genre
Paul Ugor, Drama/Performance
Tyrone Williams, Poetry

Advisory & Contributing Editors
L. Rosanne M. Adderley
Houston A. Baker, Jr.
Jean-Pierre Bekolo
Kwame Dawes
Madhu Dubey
Sally Ann Ferguson
Charlene Gilbert
Clifford E. Griffin
Karla F. C. Holloway
Erica Hunt
Tayari Jones
Douglas Kearney
Yakini B. Kemp
Shelia Smith McKoy
T. Urayoán Noel
Sterling D. Plumpp
Tara Reeser
Tomeka Reid
giovanni singleton
Nancy D. Tolson
Afaa Michael Weaver
Richard Yarborough

Production & Design
Publications Unit, Department of English, Illinois State University
Steve Halle, Production Director
Holms Troelstrup, Assistant Director
Sarah Lyons & Jade Urban, Graduate Assistants
Chantel Reeder, Brigid Ackerman & Kara Hamilton, Interns