Category: hermit kingdom

Excerpts from the nomadic surrealist novel Hermit Kingdom by Marcus Slease.

Hermit Kingdom (the first 8 pages)

(Art: Hieronymus Bosch. From Garden of Earthly Delights.


From book of stories in progress. This one is called “A Mask of Rubber Bands.”

from “The Lover’s Nest”

A excerpt from my second novel in progress, Hermit Kingdom. This section is called “The Lover’s Nest.” Polish sailor pubs. Rustic jazz clubs. Vibrating Pineal glands. Self-branding, love and companionship, monsters, MILFS, and satanic energy drinks Nomadic journeys from Katowice to Madrid to North Carolina with beer butt chicken and


“A part wants to break away from the other part. The part that wants to break away claims a different culture. How many cultures make the whole. Who are the true people from the part that wants to break away and the true people from the part that believes in

Storm Shoes

The faces in the holes were egg shaped.

Workers of the World

An excerpt from my novel in progress, Hermit Kingdom, is up today at Queen Mob’s Teahouse. Hermit Kingdom is interconnecting flash fictions, prose poetry, hybrids. International Worker’s Day 2018, Pineapple and Don Whiskers, living in Madrid, walk the walk past Cazorla, with the best tapas, and the friendly waitress, down

Adjacent Pineapple

Super happy to have an excerpt from Hermit Kingdom (formally The Autobiography of Don Whiskers) in Adjacent Pineapple. Book 2 begins in Spain (Madrid) and the move to Barcelona. This excerpt is all about the body. And also the great Madrid fiesta San Isidro. It is also about friendship and

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