Carrie Visintainer

Author of WILD MAMA

Carrie Visintainer is the author of WILD MAMA and the founder of of Free Your Wild, empowering people to unlock and embrace their inner "wild." Her articles and essays have appeared in print or online at The Washington Post, Outside, Backpacker, 5280, and several Travelers' Tales "The Best Women's Travel Writing" volumes. When not off the grid, Visintainer writes in a tiny shed in her Colorado backyard, where she lives with her husband and two young kids. Visit her at