Literary Nonfiction. Fiction. Poetry. Drama. Foreword by David Waggoner. ART & UNDERSTANDING: LITERATURE FROM THE FIRST TWENTY YEARS OF A&U includes work from emerging, celebrated, and forgotten writers who have contributed work to A & U Magazine in its first two decades of publication. The occasion for the anthology's publication is the celebration of the magazine's twentieth anniversary of publishing thoughtful and artistic responses to AIDS. The anthology will be utilized as a fundraising tool by A&U at AIDS conferences and events.