Erika Janik

Erika Janik is the award-winning author of Odd Wisconsin: Amusing, Perplexing, and Unlikely Stories from Wisconsin’s Past, A Short History of Wisconsin, Madison: History of a Model City, Apple: A Global History, and Marketplace of the Marvelous: The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Smithsonian, Mental Floss, The Onion, Midwest Living, Wisconsin Trails magazine, On Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Magazine of History. She is the producer and managing editor of “Wisconsin Life” at Wisconsin Public Radio.