Savannah Knoop (sp?), Laura's sister-in-law and the public face of JT, published a book recently about her part in the hoax.
You can contact @lauraalbert on Twitter and ask what she's up to if you like. She's a divorced mom in SF. She did something for NPR recently, according to her Twitter feed.
Link for a review of Savannah's memoir below.
She and her former sister-in-law have fallen out.