Red Shuttleworth

Red Shuttleworth

Rumors and Borders: Eight Western Plays

Rumors and Borders: Eight Western Plays

Eight short plays set in the American West consider, blessings and curses, myth, history, and the sometimes harsh present. The plays in Rumors and Borders were developed and first produced at University of Nevada - Las Vegas and State University of New York - Fredonia.

The plays of Rumors and Borders:

Days of Daring

The Only Waco Delaney

Rooster and Ponytail

More Honky Tonk Scars

Rangeland's Gone

This is Dead Level

Farewell the Catastrophe Works

The Genuine Love of the Kid's Life

Selected Works

Drama
Rumors and Borders, in paperback from Humanitas Media Publishing, features eight wild one-act plays set in the American West.
High Plains Fandango, now in paperback from Humanitas Media Publishing, was commissioned (2010) and first produced by the Theatre Arts Department at State University of New York at Fredonia (2012), where it was directed by Tom Loughlin. It was developed (2011), under the direction of Ethan Phillips, with a public reading, by the Echo Theater Company of Los Angeles.
Poetry
New poems from Spur Award and Wrangler Award winner Red Shuttleworth
Winner of the 2016 Western Heritage (Wrangler) Award for Poetry, "Woe to the Land Shadowing" presents poems from the Washington State fire season of summer-2015.
The poems in "Ghosts & Birthdays" give voice to prizefighters, painters, and poets who have passed away, to gunfighters, dancers, and to baseball players. And the voices speak to us of passionate gain and loss.
The mad life, in poetry, of Old West outlaw Johnny Ringo.
Roadside Attractions is the winner of the 2011 Spur Award for Best Poem from Western Writers of America, is an extended meditation, using the ghazal poetry form, on driving the West.
The poems in Spur Award winning Western Settings explore the history and life of the American West.

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