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Mark Ulyseas

Mark Ulyseas has served time in advertising as a copywriter and a creative director, selling people things they didn’t need. He was a ghost writer for some years, a columnist of a newspaper, a freelance journalist and a photographer. In 2009, he created Live Encounters Magazine, in Bali, Indonesia. It is a not-for-profit (ad-free) free online magazine featuring leading academics, writers, poets, activists of all hues etc. from around the world. March 2016 saw the launch of its sister publication Live Encounters Poetry. He is the author of two books: RAINY – My friend & Philosopher and Seductive Avatars of Maya – Anthology of Dystopian Lives. This is his third book.


In Gethsemane

Books by Mark Ulyseas

Mark likes to explore the underbelly of society as well as intellectual pursuers. In these pages we meet a cast of characters that range from musicians to transvestites and prostitutes and cowboys, hucksters and hipsters and Indian gentlemen. The stories are as entertaining as they are thought-provoking. He recognizes hypocrisy and the frailty of human nature and makes it ring true.

Jill Gocher, artist, writer, photographer, philosopher

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Seductive Avatars of Maya

Books by Mark Ulyseas

“At a time when sweeping sagas hold sway and the Big Book dominates literary spheres, a Small Book telling the story of shadow lives appears like a grain of sand on a vast shore. But that’s if we go by appearances alone. In Seductive Avatars of Maya, Mark Ulyseas uncovers a world in a grain of sand, ferreting out intensely experienced moments in the lives of people caught in a limbo of obsessive reality.”

- Randhir Khare, Celebrated Indian Poet, Wr

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Books by Mark Ulyseas

This book makes no attempt to cut life up into chunks. Dog and man take us, meandering, through a series of happenings and experiences. They take us through the deceptive simplicity of attempting to understand wisdom sent by the Universe. We are drawn into their destiny. Nature is fragile. The world is no longer flat.

- Terry McDonagh, Celebrated Irish Poet, Writer and Playwright

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