By Mike Downing
Background: The August Wilson Journal is a collaboration between the August Wilson Society and Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, who serve as sponsors, along with the University of Pittsburgh, the official publisher of the journal.
The goal is to “promote the study, teaching and performance of Mr. Wilson’s work.” The journal features double-blind peer review and is online, open-access. The initial Call for Papers was released on April 2, 2018. Currently, the editorial team looks like this:
Editor: Dr. Michael J. Downing, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Managing Editor: Dr. David L. Anderson, Butler County Community College, Professor Emeritus
Reviewers: Dr. Chris Bell, University of North Georgia; Dr. Mary L. Bogumil, Southern Illinois University; Dr. Ellen Bonds, Villanova University; Dr. Artisia Green, William & Mary; Dr. Patrick Maley, Centenary University; Dr. J. Ken Stuckey, Bentley University; Dr. Steven C. Tracy, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Research Assistant: Mr. Thom Addington, Howard University
Editorial Advisory Board: Ms. Kamili Anderson, Howard University, Retired; Dr. Jackson Robert Bryer, University of Maryland, Professor Emeritus; Dr. Laurence A. Glasco, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Ladrica C. Menson-Furr, The University of Memphis; Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin, Georgia State University; Dr. Alan Nadel, University of Kentucky; Dr. Christopher Rawson, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Sandra G. Shannon, Howard University, Professor Emeritus; Dr. Kimmika L. H. Williams-Witherspoon, Temple University
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