Tuesday, February 23, 2016

WOE TO THE LAND SHADOWING: 2016 Wrangler Award-Winner

Woe to the Land Shadowing

by Red Shuttleworth

Honored with the 2016

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Western Heritage (Wrangler) Award for Poetry

Red Shuttleworth

Red Shuttleworth will receive the coveted "Wrangler" award for Woe to the Land Shadowing (published by Blue Horse Press) on April 16, 2016, at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma.  A three-time winner of Western Writers of America's Spur Award for Poetry, proclaimed "Best Living Western Poet" by True West magazine in 2007, Shuttleworth's poems have appeared in many journals, including Concho River Review, South Dakota Review, and Weber: The Contemporary West.

The Western Heritage("Wrangler") Award.

Among previous recipients of the Wrangler for Poetry are John Dofflemeyer, Linda Hussa, Larry D. Thomas, and Paul Zarzyski.

Red Shuttleworth with his Irish Wolfhound, Peaches.

Woe to the Land Shadowing can be purchased on Amazon.

Friday, February 12, 2016


A wonderful anthology-size issue of San Pedro River Review honoring poetry on The American Southwest, with a generous selection of poems from Feature Poet Larry D. Thomas (a former Texas Poet Laureate), is available on Amazon for only $12.

San Pedro River Review is edited by two wonderful poets, Jeff Alfier and Tobi Alfier.

With work from nearly a hundred poets, this issue of the Alfiers' literary journal provides a comprehensive look at the Southwest. Among the included poets are the distinguished J.V. Brummels, Alex Lemon, Adrian C. Louis, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ciara Shuttleworth, and Paul Zarzyski.

This issue of San Pedro River Review also includes a poem by Red Shuttleworth.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

DISTANCE TO EMPTY, A Red Shuttleworth Poetry Chapbook

Distance to Empty


Red Shuttleworth

Distance to Empty, poems from Red Shuttleworth to start 2016 with a near-death-lurch, is issued by Bunchgrass Press in a limited edition.

The hospital journal
(January 22-28, 2016)

Road 20 -- The Road Home
Southwest of Stratford, Washington

Peaches and Red Shuttleworth, February 6, 2016,
Getting Ready to Assemble a New Chapbook.

Distance to Empty is available (briefly) by email request to Red Shuttleworth.