Ken Layne

Ken Layne is the editor and publisher of Desert Oracle, the pocket-sized field guide to the mysterious American deserts, and host of its companion radio program and podcast, broadcasting weekly from Joshua Tree. Desert Oracle Vol. 1 was published in December by MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, with the paperback coming this autumn from Picador. His fiction appears in the desert-crime collection Palm Springs Noir, newly published by Akashic Books, and he is the author of the Mojave Desert utopian novel Dignity.