Laura Krantz

Laura Krantz is a journalist in both radio and print. Her podcast, Wild Thing, received critical acclaim from Scientific American, Rolling Stone, and The Atlantic, and is now the basis for a series of nonfiction middle-grade books including The Search For Sasquatch (October 2022) and Is There Anybody Out There? (October 2023). Formerly, Krantz was an editor and producer with NPR in Washington, DC and KPCC in Los Angeles and her writing appeared in Popular Science, Smithsonian Magazine,High Country News, and Outside. She lives in Denver with her husband, two cats, and a couple of indoor-outdoor spiders. More at or find her on Twitter and Instagram, @krantzlm.