Built over the past years with poetry chapbooks, Red Shuttleworth's new collection of poems, is been published by Blue Horse Press (Redondo Beach, CA). It is available on Amazon.
Straight Ahead is comprised of a short poem, a dozen poem sequences, and a suite of Western Americana poems:
Just Under a Hundred Degrees
Heart Over the Edge
Coyotes Singing Scabby
If You Had a Tail Fins Caddy
Adjacent to Heaven
Distance to Empty
Straight Ahead made its debut on the Amazon Hot New Poetry Sellers at #74 on the evening of January 25, 2017:
Red Shuttleworth's preceding book of poems, Woe to the Land Shadowing (also published by Blue Horse Press), received the 2016 Western Heritage "Wrangler" Award for Outstanding Poetry Book from that National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.
Red Shuttleworth is a three-time winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for Poetry... and True West magazine named him "Best Living Western Poet" in 2007.
2011 Spur Award Winner
Red Shuttleworth's Roadside Attractions
(a 2017 reissue edition from Bunchgrass Press)