Hardly Alone by Red Shuttleworth

Red Shuttleworth is a three-time recipient of Western Writers of America’s Spur Award for Poetry. Woe to the Land Shadowing (Blue Horse Press) won the 2016 Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Best Poetry Book. Shuttleworth received a 2017 Tanne Foundation Award in Poetry and Playwriting. In 2007 True West magazine named him “Best Living Western Poet.”

Shuttleworth holds an MA in Creative Writing: Poetry from San Francisco State University where he studied with Kay Boyle and William Dickey. He received an MFA in Theatre: Playwriting from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was mentored by Jerry L. Crawford, Julie Jensen, and Davey Marlin-Jones.

Over the past five decades, Shuttleworth’s poems have appeared in a couple of hundred journals, including Prairie Schooner, Southwest Review, True West, and West Branch. His screeds, sportswriting, plays, and other pieces have appeared in such journals as Alaska Quarterly Review, ArtForum, Boxing Illustrated, Elysian Fields Baseball Quarterly, Foreign Affairs, and The Ring. Shuttleworth has published two-hundred poetry chapbooks, eight full collections of poetry, and four books of plays.

Shuttleworth and his family lived near Winside, Nebraska, in the eighties, where they ran a few motley cattle. Today, Red and Kate Shuttleworth live southwest of Wilson Creek, Washington. They have four adult children.

Hardly Alone

Red Shuttleworth

Perfect Paperback: 76

ISBN-13: 978-1732027596

WSC Press (October 2021)