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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Aug. 26 2015 12:11 PM Slate Voice: “Space Invaders” Never, ever use two spaces after a period: Listen to Mike Vuolo read Farhad Manjoo’s classic takedown of an enduring typographic sin.