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Amy Miller’s poetry has appeared in Nimrod, Rattle, Spillway, Willow Springs, ZYZZYVA, and other journals. She spent many years working for music magazines and now lives in Ashland, Oregon, where she’s the publications project manager for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and blogs at


Anita Olivia Koester divides her time between Paris and Chicago. Recent work has appeared in Two Words For, The Bastille, and the Belleville Park Pages.


Annie Stenzel‘s most recent publications: Catamaran Literary Reader, Quiddity, the British journal Ambit, and the online journal Unsplendid. Forthcoming: Lunch Ticket, Pirene’s Fountain and Mason's Road. She (almost) believes that a day without poetry is as dangerous as a day without oxygen.


Brad Rose was born and raised in southern California, and lives in Boston. His poem “Veterans’ Benefits” appeared in The Los Angeles Times Op-Ed Section. Brad has frequently contributed to Right Hand Pointing and One Sentence Poems. Links to Brad’s poetry and fiction can be found at:


Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet who immigrated to the U.S. in 1995. Her poems and translations have appeared in New Letters, 5 a.m., Meridian, Word Riot, Apple Valley Review, and many others. A four-time Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, she is the author of Angels & Beasts (Phoenicia Publishing, Canada, 2012), The System (Cold Hub Press, New Zealand, 2012), and A Dirt Road Hangs from the Sky (8th House Publishing, Canada, 2013). More at


Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco lives in California. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Right Hand Pointing, The Mas Tequila Review, Word Riot, Paper Nautilus, and The Tule Review, among others.


All proceeds from Howie Good's latest book of poetry, Fugitive Pieces (Right Hand Pointing, 2014), go to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Visit!e-chapbooks/c1qi1


After a decade of travelling extensively Guy Traiber is now pitched again on the soil of his youth. He studies Sociology and Political Science and Chinese Medicine and finds that they all relate. His writing has appeared in (very) few journals and rejected by many. He likes to hear from you, anything you wish to say:


John Sweet, b. 1968, is the cause of none of your problems, and wants to make sure you’re aware of that. He just recently won the 2014 Lummox Press Poetry Prize, and is pretty damn happy about it.


Karen Greenbaum-Maya, retired clinical psychologist, Pushcart nominee, occasional photographer, and former German major, no longer lives for Art, but still thinks about it a lot. “Real Poem” received Honorable Mention in the 2013 Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Competition. Kattywompus Press publishes Eggs Satori (2014) and Burrowing Song (2013).


Kathleen Kirk has been in Right Hand Pointing before, and Swoon made a video of her poem “Clothesline” from Waccamaw, part of the archive at The Poetry Storehouse and now also shared at Moving Poems Magazine! She is the poetry editor for Escape Into Life.


Kyle Norwood is the winner of the 2014 Morton Marr Poetry Prize from Southwest Review.  He lives in Los Angeles, where he taught in the public high school system for many years.


Milla van der Have (1975) wrote her first poem at 16, during a physics class. She has been writing ever since. In 2013 one of her short stories won a New Millennium Fiction Award. Milla lives and works in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in: Bare Hands Poetry, The Lindenwood Review, Off The Coast, and elsewhere. See for full list.


RT Castleberry is an internationally published poet. He was co-founder of the Flying Dutchman Writers Troupe and co-editor/publisher of the magazine Curbside Review. His chapbook Arriving At The Riverside was published by Finishing Line Press in 2010. Right Hand Pointing published an ebook, Dialogue and Appetite, in 2011.


Robert Pesich is the president of Poetry Center San José, coordinator of The Well-RED Reading Series, editor & publisher for Swan Scythe Press, recipient of a poetry fellowship from Arts Council Silicon Valley and twice a Djerassi Resident Artist fellow. He works as a researcher for PAVIR and Stanford University.


Rupprecht Mayer was born near Salzburg. After some 20 years living and working in Taiwan, Beijing, and Shanghai, he recently resettled in SE Bavaria. He translates Chinese literature and writes short prose. English versions appeared in Agni Online, New World Writing, Postcard Shorts, Pure Coincidence Magazine and elsewhere.


Sagnik Datta had been working as a Software Developer in Hyderabad, India, but has now left his job to pursue his writing interests. His works have appeared (or are forthcoming) in Eunoia Review, eFiction India, and Ranar.


Todd Mercer’s digital chapbook, Life-wish Maintenance, is forthcoming from Right Hand Pointing. Mercer's poetry and fiction appear in Apocrypha & Abstractions, Blue Collar Review, The Camel Saloon, Camroc Press Review, East Coast Literary Review, Eunoia Review, The Lake, Main Street Rag Anthologies, and elsewhere.


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