Waiting Underground (Transitions) by Natasza Goerke

Farewells to Plasma by Natasza Goerke is bloody brilliant. Playful and mind expanding short stories. Maybe my fav surrealist short story writer. Along with Leonora Carrington. I want more!

The Feast Day Is Fast Approaching

This prose poem/flash fiction, entitled “Feast Day,” from my book The Green Monk (Boiler House Press 2018), is about the anticipation of the feast day. There are many feast days. You can create your own. Leonora Carrington and Salvador Dali liked to mix surrealism and food. It is a good mix. This prose poem isContinue reading “The Feast Day Is Fast Approaching”

Psychic Marmalade

The Green Monk is heavily influenced by Surrealist writers and painters who have lived or passed through Madrid in the first part of the 20th century. It is also influenced by nomadic surrealist wanderings around Europe. It has four movements: Built to Spill Psychic Marmalade The Green Monk Great Expectations Here is an excerpt from theContinue reading “Psychic Marmalade”

In Review: Grzegorz Wróblewski’s Zero Visibility

Nice review of Wróblewski’s Zero Visibility over at Asymptote Literary Journal. Another planet indeed. http://www.asymptotejournal.com/blog/2017/09/14/in-review-grzegorz-wroblewskis-zero-visibility/


Excerpt from my novel in progress The Autobiography of Don Whiskers   A hybrid novel (in the form of an immigrant memoir, prose poetry, and interlocking surreal flash fictions).   Some influences include Richard Brautigan, Miranda July, Lukas Tomin, David Lynch, Guy Maddin, and Leonora Carrington (plus more).   This except is called THE HOUSE OFContinue reading “THE HOUSE OF ZABKA”

Marcus Slease Interview

Marcus Slease sits down with Everest Magazine to talk craft, influences, Polish surrealism, Americana and THE HOUSE OF ZABKA, out now from Deathless Press. Just a few basic stats: Born: Portadown, N. Ireland Educated: Weber State Univeristy, Western Washington University, UNC Greensboro Favorite Author/voice: Richard Brautigan, Samuel Beckett Profession: Teacher of English as a foreign language http://everestonline.tumblr.com/post/53433193690/marcus-slease-interview    Continue reading “Marcus Slease Interview”