Desert Oracle

Desert Oracle Issue #8

DESERT ORACLE is a pocket-sized field guide to the fascinating American deserts: strange tales, singing sand dunes, sagebrush trails, artists and aliens, authors and oddballs, ghost towns and modern legends, musicians and mystics, scorpions and saguaros! The DESERT ORACLE is your companion at a roadside diner, around a campfire, or in your tent or cabin as the wind and the coyotes howl outside at night. 

Eighth issue, published Spring 2019. Cover art by Jenna Barton/Dappermouth.

  • "Decidedly Haunted: Tortured Dolls in West Texas" by Rachel Monroe.
  • "Underground Cities & Secret Civilizations of Death Valley" by Ken Layne.
  • "Head-On Collision With a Bat" by Doc Daniels.
  • "An Abandoned Cemetery in Phoenix" by Jenny Russell. 
  • "50 Years of Ed Abbey's Desert Solitaire" by Ken Layne.
  • "Around and Across These Desert Lands."


Search our shop