Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Times bestseller. The recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband, border collie, and flock of chickens.

Books by this Author

The Soul of an Octopus
Birdology

Videos

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. (Plato)

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, who is, to my unending delight, my best friend.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "It's better than a sharp stick in the eye."

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That dogs don't live as long as people

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Being human. Oh well. Next time....

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