Taking Jack Back on the Road
A Gonzo Prose Book by
Ciara Shuttleworth's 4,500 Miles: Taking Jack Back on the Road is published by Humanitas Media Publishing and is available in hardcover, softcover, and digitally vial Kindle and iBooks.
The book features artistically rendered images starring a cut-out of Jack Kerouac ("Flat Jack")... which accompanies author Ciara Shuttleworth from her residency at the Jack Kerouac House in Orlando, Florida, to the scablands of Washington State.
at Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida
The book's photographs were edited by award-winning filmmaker, artist, and photographer Pamela Theodutou.
Ciara Shuttleworth has been published in journals and anthologies, including Alaska Quarterly Review, Confrontation, Hayden's Ferry Review, The New Yorker, the Norton Introduction to Literature (11e), Ploughshares, and The Southern Review. Shuttleworth was the "Feature Poet" of the Fall 2016 issue of San Pedro River Review.
in Jack Kerouac's chair, Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida,
early 2015, when she was the Kerouac Project's
Shuttleworth received an MFA in Poetry from the University of Idaho, a BFA in Painting/Drawing from San Francisco Art Institute, and a BA in Studio Art from Gustavus Adolphus College.
Shuttleworth's poetry chapbook, Night Holds Its Own, was published by Blue Horse Press. It is available on Amazon.
Shuttleworth is currently Executive Director of Columbia Basin Allied Arts.
Jack Kerouac in his chair.