Peanut Shells While Walking is a vel that follows Pastor Emerson Marin on an existential excursion through his unconscious mind. On his psychological journey, Emerson uncovers the different aspects of his humanity, the myriad characters that dwell within him. In choosing which aspects of his personalities he wants to synthesize and present to the world, Emerson confronts an internal conflict brooding since a childhood trauma. Throughout his confrontations Emerson questions human nature, forgiveness, and God.
Ian Duncan lives and teaches in Seattle, Washington.