Jim Benz lives in Minneapolis with his wife,
two cats and a dog.
He had work in Issue 22.
CL Bledsoe has recent work in
Barrow Street, Arkansas Review, Story South, Hamilton Stone
Review, and Thieves Jargon. He is the author of
the poetry collections Anthem and ______(want/need)
and an editor for Ghoti Magazine
He is a regular contributor to Right Hand Pointing.
Eric Burke works as an IT manager
in Columbus, Ohio. More of his work can be found in
Right Hand Pointing, Alba, Spillway
Review, JMWW, Tipton Poetry Journal,
Roadrunner, Otoliths, nibble and
Haibun Today. Work is forthcoming in miller's
Mark Cunningham has poems in
recent or forthcoming issues of E-ratio, Dusie, Otoliths,
and Parcel. Tarpaulin Sky Press will be bringing
out a book tentatively titled Body Language, “which
will be a sort of diptych containing two collections, one
titled Body (on parts of the body) and one titled
Primer (on numbers and letters).” He has
contributed to many issues of Right Hand Pointing and has one
with us and, as they say, one on the
way. He also has 77 Leaves, a
free e-book at
BlazeVox, just out.
Robert Demaree is the author of three
collections of poems, including Fathers and Teachers,
published April 2007 by Beech River Books. The winner of the
2007 Conway, N.H., Library Poetry Award, he is a retired
school administrator with ties to North Carolina, Louisiana,
Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, where he lives five months
of the year. He has had over 300 poems published or accepted
by 80 periodicals.
Jeff Dutko lives and works
in West Hartford, CT where he teaches special needs children
and lives with his wife and son. The crazy dog is
temporarily living with the grandparents until they can sell
their house. Some of his recent work has been published in
Right Hand Pointing, Rattlesnake Review, Slow Trains
and Haggard and Halloo.
says "Over the years I have published 15 chapbooks and
appeared in some terrific poetry magazines, but you are only
as good as your next poem and like a surfer searching for
that perfect wave, I am a poet prowling for that perfect
poem. Right now I am looking for that perfect poem in my
wife, who just happens to be the most beautiful woman (and
person) I have ever known. If I find it anywhere I’ll find
it in her." Michael had work in Issue 22 of Right
Dion Farquhar was born in 1947 and lives in
Santa Cruz with the love of her life and their two teenage
sons. Formed by the Sixties and repudiating nothing, she
still misses New York, her old friends, and off-off Broadway
theatre. Her poetry has recently appeared in Opium, City
Works, Ikon, Fifteen Project, Second Hy(na)ku Anthology,
Rogue Scholars, SLAB, Ep;phany, Otoliths,
AUGHT, Poems Niederngasse, etc.
Her chapbook, Cleaving, won first prize at Poets
Corner Press in 2007.
is the editor of nibble, a poetry magazine that is
printed on actual paper. He lives on a hill in the fog with
his wife and two young boys. Fleming writes poetry when no
one is looking.
Howie Good, a
journalism professor at the State University of New York at
New Paltz, is the author of five poetry chapbooks, including
and Questions (Right Hand Pointing, 2008).
Howie's a regular herein.
Tai Dong Huai was born in Taizhou,
China, in the year of the tiger. Fiction has appeared, or
will, in Smokelong Quarterly, Hobart, 55 Words, Thieves
Jargon, elimae, Underground Voices, rumble, Wigleag, Word
Riot, and other great places.
Cleo Fellers Kocol writes: "Writing
is a joy, whether it is fiction, non-fiction, or poetry,
which in my opinion is one half fiction, one half fact. An
extraordinary joy is when I do a poetry reading and can use
my voice as only an ex-actor can. It was fun finding the
'found' poem and again taking part in this great on-line
poetry journal." Her work has popped up
here and there on this website.
Helen Losse's poetry has appeared
frequently in Right Hand Pointing. She is he poetry editor at the Dead
Mule School of Southern Literature.
Ravi Mangla lives in Fairport, NY.
His short fiction has recently appeared in Dogzplot,
elimae, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and the Boston
Mary Lynn Reed lives and writes in
the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. Her short fiction
has appeared in The MacGuffin, Karamu, Happy, Smokelong
Quarterly, The Summerset Review, among other places.
Peter Schwartz has dedicated his
life to perfecting the art of digital painting. His work's
been published in numerous print and online journals
including: Existere, Failbetter, Hobart, International
Poetry Review, Red Wheelbarrow, Reed, and Willard &
Maple. We've featured his work in Issues
18. He's the art editor for Dogzplot. Doing
interviews, collaborating with other artists, and pushing
the borders of what can be done digitally, his mission is to
broaden the ways the world sees digital art. Visit his
online gallery at:
Joshua Seigler took
the photographs for the "Contacts" piece in this issue.
He lives in Virginia.
Stoloff has had six full-length collections and three chapbooks published.
Lynn Strongin is a prolific
American poet whose many contributions to Right Hand include
chapbook. More on Lynn
Larry D. Thomas is the 2008 Texas Poet Laureate. He
retired in 1998 from a thirty-one year career in social
service and adult criminal justice, and has since that time
published nine collections of poems. His most recent book,
New and Selected Poems, was issued by TCU Press in
March 2008 as the fourth volume of the TCU Press Texas Poets
Laureate Series. Larry's electronic chapbook,
Circus, is just out on Right Hand Pointing.
Larry’s Web site address is
Michael Webster (cover photograph)
is a photographer living in Brooklyn. His website is
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