To Every God in Every Land
Take Back the Name
Ty Spencer Vossler
Diane de Anda
Davina Owombre’s fiction appears at Gravel Magazine, Burrow Press Review, and Litro Magazine. Her printed work includes stories in Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction (MaThoko’s Books) and See You Next Tuesday: The Second Coming (Better Non Sequitur). A finalist in Narrative Magazine and Glimmer Train contests, she’s also the occasional pseudonym of an African writer.
William Masters is a local San Francisco writer. His stories have appeared in London, Paris, and America in Blank Fiction, West Marin Review, The Los Angeles Review of Los Angeles, Praxis, The North American Review, and Writing Tomorrow, and in War Stories, an anthology of stories by veterans.
Tom Gregg was born in Taunton, Massachusetts. After high school he enlisted in the US Air Force, serving from 1968 to 1972, including a year in Vietnam. Since then he has held down a variety of jobs, mostly as an advertising/marketing copywriter. Along the way he earned BA and MA degrees in history and also served for 24 years in the U.S. Army Reserve. Tom began writing fiction and poetry after retiring in 2011. Two of his stories, “But I Will Sit With You” and “The Revolution Betrayed,” have appeared in eFiction.
Ty Spencer Vossler (MFA) currently lives in Oaxaca, Mexico with his BMW (beautiful Mexican wife) and their daughter. He has published novels, many short stories, poetry, and essays. He attributes his originality to the fact that he shot his television over two decades ago.
Diane de Anda, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita at UCLA. She
has edited four books on ethnically diverse populations and published numerous articles on adolescent populations in scholarly journals. Her short stories, essays (one award-winning), and poetry have appeared in Rosebud, Straylight, Storyteller, Saguaro, El Grito, Pacific Review, Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Bottle Rockets, Presence, and others, and satires in Humor Times and Satire and Comment. She has published poetry, four picture books, and three collections of short stories for children, which have won multiple awards. Her bicultural background, as a third-generation Latina, is often evident in her work.