Friday, July 21, 2023


Eclipse of the Sun: Boxing Poems, by Red Shuttleworth, was published in the summer of 2023 by University of Nevada Press.

Eclipse of the Sun, Red Shuttleworth, presents poems in homage to boxers... protagonists in a tough, hard sport... valiant men... often those with no recourse but to fight in the ring to rise from poverty... a sport that leaves most pro boxers poor and/or damaged.

Red Shuttleworth, oldest active (amateur or professional) boxer, is trained by Isaac Jones at Sacred Scars Gym in Moses Lake, Washington.  Shuttleworth's boxing manager is California attorney Tim Swift.

Monday, May 8, 2023

 Red Shuttleworth's Pinto Ridge presents his uncollected 2019 poems. 

Saturday, May 6, 2023


A collection of new poems, WESTWARD FREIGHT, by Red Shuttleworth, is available on Amazon.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

 Red Shuttleworth presents photographs and prose poems in Postcards To.

Sunday, April 9, 2023

Red Shuttleworth's Wallet Mermaid (a paperback book available on Amazon) received a reading at Sundance Playwrights Lab 1990.  The reading was directed by Lisa Peterson and the dramaturg was Ethan Phillips.  The Sundance cast for Wallet Mermaid: Eden Alair, Doug Hutchison, Daniel Jenkins, Dana Mills,  and Alyssa McGuinness.


Monday, March 27, 2023


Four Suite Nevada Motel is Red Shuttleworth's further exploration of Abstract Expressionism... with new paintings inspired by Southern Nevada.

Four Suite Nevada Motel: Paintings is available through Amazon... as a paperback book.

Friday, March 24, 2023


Prairie Creek, Nebraska,  a Red Shuttleworth play written in 1990, is now available as a paperback on Amazon.

Prairie Creek, Nebraska premiered at University of Nebraska at Kearney in the summer of 1991.  It was directed by Jeffrey Green.  

The play, set in the 1980's during the Farm Crisis, portrays the agonies and passions of a small, rural Nebraska town, its people.

Friday, March 10, 2023

The oldest city is Jericho... from 9,000 BCE to this very day.  Red Shuttleworth's The Jericho Project is an exploration, through notes/prose poems/poems and abstract expressionist paintings, of the history of Jericho: the Cult of Skulls, Jesus  curing two blind beggars, the making of Neolithic bread, wandering obsidian traders....

The Jericho Project is available on Amazon. 

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

 Red Shuttleworth's Collops offers an Existential Contemporary American West... plus painting-treks back in history to the Romans... paintings and texts.

Collops is available as a paperback book on Amazon

Collops = Pieces of Meat.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Red Shuttleworth's Works  Crayons Works: A Séance offers homage to a number of Surrealists, including Andre Breton, Dorothea Tanning, and Nanos Valaoritis... with crayon sketches... with prose and poetry. 

Friday, February 10, 2023

 Red Shuttleworth's Leastward is a disquieting text (short novella)... a journey through consciousness of love, loss, Americana of the West.  It interrogates the methodology of fiction... pushes boundaries of narration: great lonesomes, abandoned motels, showgirls, Nevada roads, ghosts, rusted hinges on memory doors....  The book is available on Amazon. 

Friday, January 27, 2023

Actors and Directors From The Theatre contains over a hundred photographs, from 1988 to the present, of actors and directors who have worked on plays by Red Shuttleworth.

Included are pictures of Kirk Ellis, Doug Hutchison, Cathy Hurst, Daniel Jenkins, Toni Loppnow, Ethan Phillips, Phyllis Somerville, Nicole Sottile, Joanne Takahashi, Basil Wallace, and Annie Wersching.

Monday, January 23, 2023

 Red Shuttleworth's False Starts is an episodic novella.  A name-withheld Existential man, homeless and getting-by on random opportunities, some quite criminal, travels the American West, its highways and small towns.

Red Shuttleworth received a 2016 Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Poetry... and a 2017 Tanne Foundation Award for Playwriting and Poetry.  His writing has appeared in hundreds of journals over the past half-century. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

 Red Shuttleworth's new paintings are presented in Color Field.  


This is Not an Answer is a Red Shuttleworth novella.  It follows, it tracks, a boy who is at least a quarter wolf (so goes the rumor).  This is Not an Answer has its ancestry in the traditions of the French Nouveau Roman.

Thursday, January 12, 2023


Keya Paha County was the first full-length play written by Red Shuttleworth... in 1987.  As rancher "Cole" dies from prostate cancer, he also copes with a young lover, a crazed ex-wife, his prodigal son, and the Farm Crisis of the 1980's.

Keya Paha County was first produced in 1989 by State University of New York at Fredonia, where it was directed by Thomas W. Loughlin.

Friday, January 6, 2023


We Dream Past: Journeys is Existential Surrealism... stories, poems, and photographs by Red Shuttleworth.

The writing in We Dream Past: Journeys received first publication in several excellent literary journals: The Barat Review, chum, Mississippi Valley Review, and Plains Song Review.

We Dream Past: Journeys can be purchased on Amazon.