Sy Montgomery is now the author of 28 books, including her latest, How to Be A Good Creature: A Memoir in 13 Animals and the National Book Award finalist, The Soul of an Octopus. Her latest picture book is Inky’s Amazing Escape; her most recent book for young readers is The Hyena Scientist and forthcoming spring 2019 is The Magnificent Migration.

To research books, films and articles, Sy Montgomery has been chased by an angry silverback gorilla in Zaire and bitten by a vampire bat in Costa Rica, worked in a pit crawling with 18,000 snakes in Manitoba and handled a wild tarantula in French Guiana.

Recent Work