Fiction. Exiled and abandoned on a distant planet, petty criminals enjoy their benign punishment, while one man plots to escape before the whole planet is transformed into a faux alien tourist attraction.
Rod Val Moore has published short stories in a variety of journals. In 1994 he won the Iowa Fiction Award for his story collection, Igloo Among Palms. He is the author of the novels BRITTLE STAR (What Books Press, 2013), and A History of Hands, winner of the Juniper Prize in Fiction and forthcoming from the University of Massachusetts Press in 2014. Author City: LOS ANGELES, CA USA