Joseph Nigg
Joseph Nigg

Joseph Nigg is one of the world’s leading experts on fantastical animals, and his explorations of the rich cultural lives of mythical creatures have garnered multiple awards and been translated into more than 20 languages. He is the author of Sea Monsters: A Voyage Around the World’s Most Beguiling Map, The Book of Dragons & Other Mythical Beasts, The Book of Fabulous Beasts: A Treasury of Writings From Ancient Times to the Present, How to Raise and Keep a Dragon, and more.

Future Tense
Sept. 3 2013 7:00 AMHere Be Duck Trees and Sea SwineAn interactive Renaissance map filled with strange and wonderful monsters.
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April 17 2015 11:37 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.