Marcus Derek Slease

Marcus Derek Slease


Office hours: by appointment

  • Professor of English Language and Literature
  • A. in English (Summa Cum Laude), Weber State University
  • A. in English Literature (Honors), Western Washington University
  • MFA in Creative Writing, University of North Carolina

Areas of Interest and Research

  • English and American Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Intercultural Poetry

Short Biography

Marcus Slease has worked in different universities as assistant professor, lecturer and adjunct assistant professor in several universities located in places such as, Spain, UK, Turkey, Poland, South Korea and USA.

He has many research interests including: hybrid writing, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, American surrealism, American absurdism, Beat Literature, NY School painters and poets, Buddhism and American literature.

Currently he is working as an English Language and Literature professor in CIS (College for International Studies).



  • Slease, Marcus. “Feedback” “Poetry (January, 2017): Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Baptism” “Sacred Spring” Tin House 7 (2016): 102-03. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Body Snatchurz” “Slumdog Millionair” Sierra Nevada Review 27 (2016): 20, 81. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Snug” “Dinosaurs” Public Pool. July 2016. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “The Hustler” “Throbbing Gristle” Ohio Edit. June 2016. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Creatures” Cosmonaut’s Avenue. June 2016. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Joan Uv Ark” Honest Ulsterman. Feb 2016. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Bathtub 25” “Bathtub 26” Powder Keg. Sep 2015. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Marcus Slease Reviews Bobby Parker.” Rev. of Blue Movie, by Bobby Parker. Shearsman Review. 26 November 2015. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Bathtub 25” Booat. 2015. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “The Underground.” Ed. Emily Berry. The Best British Poetry 2015. Cromer: Salt, 2015. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “”Too Loud A Solitude”” Poetry Wales 50.1 (2014). Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “The Big Egg” Atlas Review 3 (2014). Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Bathtub” “Imagination” “ET” Map Literary. 2014. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Chrissy Williams Flying into the Bear and Epigraphs.” Rev. of Flying into the Bear, by Chrissy Williams. Shearsman Review. 6 Aug. 2014. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. Rides. London, UK: Blart Books, 2014. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “”Short Shorts” “There’s Real Mint In This Tea.”Dear World & Everyone in It: New Poetry in the UK. Ed. Nathan Hamilton. Northumberland: Bloodaxe, 2013. 240-45. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Northern Cream” “I Love Beaver.” Sprung Formal 8 (2013): 29-31. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “The New Poetics of Confession.” Rev. of Airplane Food, by Gabby Gabby. 3AM Magazine. June 2012. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. Mu (Dream) So (Window). Portland, OR: Poor Claudia, 2012. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Either Way I’m Celebrating.” Rev. of Either Way I’m Celebrating, by Sommer Browning. Rain Taxi. Dec. 2011. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. Hello Tiny Bird Brain. Newton-le-Willows, UK: Knives, Forks and Spoons, 2011. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. Godzenie. Kenmore, NY: BlazeVOX, 2009. Print.
  • Slease, Marcus. “History and Image in 20th Century Japan.” Rev. of The Book of the Floating Word, by Jon Thompson. Octopus Magazine. Spring 2005. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “Face to Face” “Mr. Whiskers and the Picnic Basket” “The True Anti” StorySouth. 2004. Web.
  • Slease, Marcus. “The Grand Outline: An Interview with Linda Bierds.” Bellingham Review 2.51 (2002): 22-26. Print.