Wednesday, January 25, 2017

STRAIGHT AHEAD: A Red Shuttleworth Poetry Book

Straight Ahead


Red Shuttleworth

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.

Red Shuttleworth

Straight Ahead is comprised of a short poem, a dozen poem sequences, and a suite of Western Americana poems:

Just Under a Hundred Degrees

Rambling Apparition

Heart Over the Edge

Coyotes Singing Scabby

Shrub Desert

If You Had a Tail Fins Caddy

Ice Moon

Adjacent to Heaven



Distance to Empty

Straight Ahead

Deep-Lilac Heaven

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)

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