Tara Isabella Burton

About

Tara Isabella Burton is the author of the novel Social Creature and, forthcoming in 2020, Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World. She is a contributing editor to The American Interest and a columnist for Religion News Service.

Desperately Seeking Mothman

from Monsters, Volume 22, Number 1

At their core, cryptids represent the triumph of the particular over the generic.