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Editor: G. C. Waldrep (on leave 2020-21)
Acting Editor: Joe Scapellato
Managing Editor & Book Review Editor: Andrew Ciotola
Stadler Associate Editors: Noah Baldino and Maggie Millner (2019-20)
Associate Fiction Editor: Lindsey Drager
Associate Nonfiction Editor: Hasanthika Sirisena
Editor-at-Large: Shara Lessley
Contributing Editors: Joy Baglio, Dan Beachy-Quick, Jane Brox, Laura van den Berg, Garth Greenwell, Sally Keith, Dana Levin, Shane McCrae, Carrie Messenger, Dinty Moore, Matthew Pitt, Will Schutt, David St. John, Shubha Sunder, Ron Tanner, Brian Teare, Cam Terwilliger, Vu Tran, Corey Van Landingham, Felicia Zamora
Advisory Editors: Christopher Camuto, K.A. Hays, Deirdre O’Connor, Chinelo Okparanta, Robert Rosenberg, Joseph Scapellato, Chet’la Sebree
Editorial Interns: Callie Fried and Layla Gordon (Spring 2020)
Editors Emeritus: Karl Patten, Robert Love Taylor, Paula Closson Buck