Paul Carter Harrison is playwright in residence at the Theatre Center, Columbia College, Chicago. He is the author of several books including, The Drama of Nommo and the editor of several play anthologies. His play, The Great MacDaddy, received an Obie Award for playwriting.Victor Leo Walker is Chief Executive Officer of the African Grove Institute for the Arts, Inc. and the author of The Cultural MatriX: Los Angeles Inner City Cultural Center, 1965 to 1998 (forthcoming).Gus Edwards teaches Film Studies and directs a multi-ethnic theatre program at Arizona State University. He has published two volumes of monologues from his plays including The Offering, Black Body Blues, and Louie & Ophelia. He is coeditor with Paul Carter Harrison of the anthology, Classic Plays from the Negro Ensemble Company.Contributors: J.C. de Graft, Babatunde Lawal, Tejumola Olanian, Derek Walcott, SuAndi and Michael McMillan, Wole Soyinka, Marta Vega, Femi Euba, Keith Walker, May Joseph, Joni Jones, Debra Holton, Sydne Mahone, Paul K. Bryant-Jackson, Andrea J. Nouryeh, Jean Young, Beverly Robinson, Lundeana Thomas, Amiri Baraka, Keith Antar Mason, William Cook, Ntozake Shange, George E. Wolfe, Eleanor Traylor, and the editors.