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The Desert Places

Amber Sparks, Robert Kloss, Matt Kish


List Price: 13.95*
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The Desert Places is a pocket-sized edition of a hybrid text by Amber Sparks and Robert Kloss that explores the evolution of evil in worlds both seen and unseen and features full-color illustrations by Matt Kish, illustrator of the critically acclaimed Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page.

Curbside Splendor Publishing, 9780988480483, 87pp.

Publication Date: November 26, 2013

About the Author

Amber Sparks is the author of May We Shed These Human Bodies, released by Curbside Splendor in 2012. The Atlantic called May We Shed These Human Bodies the Best Small Press Debut of 2012. Her work has been widely published in print and online and you can find it at or follow her on Twitter @ambernoelle. Robert Kloss is the author of The Alligators of Abraham. His short fiction has been found in Crazyhorse, Gargoyle, Unsaid, and elsewhere. He is found online at Matt Kish is a self-taught artist & author of Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page.