Wednesday, October 28, 2015

WOE TO THE LAND SHADOWING: A Red Shuttleworth Collection of Poems




Woe to the Land Shadowing

poems by

Red Shuttleworth


Woe to the Land Shadowing, a collection of poems from the Washington State 2015 fire season, published by Blue Horse Press, is available from Amazon.



Red Shuttleworth is a three-time winner of the Spur Award for Poetry from Western Writers of America: Johnny Ringo (2013), Roadside Attractions (2011), and Western Settings (2001).

Shuttleworth was named "Best Living Western Poet" by True West magazine in 2007.




For decades Shuttleworth's poems, short stories, and one-act plays have been published in numerous journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, Chariton Review, Concho River Review, Interim, Los Angeles Review, Ontario Review, Prairie Schooner, South Dakota Review, True West, Weber: The Contemporary West and West Branch.

Red Shuttleworth with his Irish Wolfhound, Peaches
(photo by Ciara Shuttleworth)


Red Shuttleworth's plays have been widely presented, with readings and productions in both professional and academic settings, including High Plains Fandango at The State University of New York at Fredonia, Pistolero Rideaway at Sundance Playwrights Lab, and Memorabilia at the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespearean Festival.


Red Shuttleworth
(photo by Ciara Shuttleworth)


Saturday, October 17, 2015

The I-70 REVIEW Presents a Ciara Shuttleworth Poem



The Summer/Fall 2015 issue of the I-70 Review includes a poem by Ciara Shuttleworth, recent writer-in-residence at Jack Kerouac House in Orlando, Florida.  Her poems have also appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, and other journals.  Shuttleworth is Executive Director of Columbia Basin Allied Arts in Washington State.


Ciara Shuttleworth at Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida
(photo by Drew Perlmutter)

Among the other poets with writing in the Summer/Fall 2015 I-70 Review are Jeffrey Alfier, Tobi Cogswell, Jim Daniels, Lola Haskins, and Judy Ray.

The I-70 Review is edited by Gary Lechliter, Maryfrances Wagner, Greg Field, and Jan Duncan-O'Neal.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

HIGH PLAINS FANDANGO, Red Shuttleworth's Play in Paperback




High Plains Fandango

a play by

Red Shuttleworth


High Plains Fandango, Red Shuttleworth's play about the approach of water scarcity and the possible privatization of aquifers like the Ogallala Aquifer under the High Plains, is available as a paperback (cover photograph courtesy of Ed Kashi/VII) from Humanitas Media Publishing.  It can be ordered from Amazon.


Clayton Howe as "O'Garr" and Tony Taylor as "Ken Adams"
in the SUNY-Fredonia production of Red Shuttleworth's High Plains Fandango.


High Plains Fandango takes place in a small, withered cattle town in western Nebraska.  The citizens face a Faustian bargain for survival.

Commissioned in 2010 by the Theatre Arts Department at The State University of New York at Fredonia, High Plains Fandango was developed (with a public reading) by the Echo Theater Company of Los Angeles under the direction of Ethan Phillips.   High Plains Fandango, directed by Tom Loughlin, premiered at SUNY-Fredonia on February 24, 2012.



 Red Shuttleworth



Red Shuttleworth, poet and playwright, named by True West magazine "Best Living Western Poet" in 2007, is a three-time winner of the Spur Award (from Western Writers of America) for Poetry.  His plays have been presented widely in both professional and academic venues, including at The Foothill Theatre (CA), Spirit of the Horse Theatre (MN), Sundance Playwrights Lab, The Sun Valley Festival of New Western Drama, and the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespearean Festival.






Monday, October 5, 2015

SLIPSTREAM Features a Ciara Shuttleworth Poem

Cover of Slipstream #35/2015... an Annual Poetry Journal




Slipstream

Presents a Ciara Shuttleworth Poem




Slipstream, edited by Robert Borgatti, Livio Farallo, and Dan Sicoli, an annual poetry magazine published in Niagara Falls, New York, has included Ciara Shuttleworth's Electric like Lightening in the 2015 issue.



Ciara Shuttleworth at Jack Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida, 2015
(photo by Drew Perlmutter)



Ciara Shuttleworth's poems have appeared in numerous journals, including The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and The Southern Review.


The 51st Writer-in-Residence for the Kerouac Project in Jack Kerouac House in Orlando, Florida, earlier this year, Ciara Shuttleworth is now Executive Director of Columbia Basin Allied Arts in Washington State.


Ciara Shuttleworth in Jack Kerouac's old chair
at Jack Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida, 2015.