Friday, June 27, 2014

JUST THIS DAY: A Red Shuttleworth Poetry Chapbook

Just This Day

a four-poem suite

Red Shuttleworth

Just This Day, by Red Shuttleworth, first appeared in this blog in a slightly different version.  Tinkered with, it is now presented as a Bunchgrass Press chapbook in a limited edition.

Was it yesterday... or earlier just this day:
Lt. Col. Custer's Scouts

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Confrontation (Spring 2014 Issue) Presents Two Ciara Shuttleworth Poems


a literary journal published by the English Department
at Long Island University
in its Spring 2014 issue, 
two new Ciara Shuttleworth poems:
Vacant as the Sky
Drinking from the Sky

Cocoa and Ciara Shuttleworth (1990's)

In addition to her poems in Confrontation, Ciara Shuttleworth has published poetry numerous other journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, Concho River Review, Los Angeles Review, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, and Weber: The Contemporary West.

Monday, June 16, 2014

ARS POETICA: A One-Poem Red Shuttleworth Chapbook

Ars Poetica

a one-poem chapbook

Red Shuttleworth

Ars Poetica, by Red Shuttleworth, was presented/blogged on November 7, 2011, entitled then as Making Tracks.  It has been revisited, revised/reconstructed/tightened... scraped to its bones.

Ars Poetica is published in a limited edition by Bunchgrass Press. Copies are scarce.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WET BLACK ROAD AHEAD: A Red Shuttleworth Poetry Chapbook

Wet Black Road Ahead


Red Shuttleworth

Red Shuttleworth's Wet Black Road Ahead, a limited edition Bunchgrass Press poetry chapbook, contains four poems:
Biting Hot
No Such Thing?
Three in the Morning
Wet Black Road Ahead

Recently revised, the included four poems were first presented on this blog in 2011.

Red Shuttleworth

Thursday, June 5, 2014


The Kerouac Project of Orlando
has announced that
Poet Ciara Shuttleworth has been Awarded
a Three-Month Spring 2015 Residency
at Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida

Ciara Shuttleworth... West of Wilson Creek, Washington

Ciara Shuttleworth's poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Confrontation, Los Angeles Review, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, and Weber: The Contemporary West. Ciara, who earned a BA in Art at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, a BFA in Painting from San Francisco Art Institute, and an MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry at the University of Idaho, currently lives/writes in Denver and in New York City.

Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida.

Jack Kerouac lived in this house as he wrote The Dharma Bums in eleven days and nights... just as his On the Road was making him a literary legend at age thirty-five. Four writers a year receive three-month (seasonal) residencies from the Kerouac Project in Orlando.

Jack Kerouac

A Display in Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida

Ciara Shuttleworth... 1980's... Nebraska