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A.P.E.X. Event Series: Susan Casey

Published: March 21, 2018 | Category: Academics

Susan Casey The WaveTuesday, March 27, the A.P.E.X. Event Series presents the New York Times bestselling author, former editor in chief of O Magazine, and previous development editor of Time Inc., Susan Casey. Casey will be presenting on her books The Wave, Devil’s Tooth, and Voices in the Ocean. She will be presenting in The Great Hall at 11:30 A.M. Her books will be for sale before and after the A.P.E.X. event. Susan Casey will be available for signing. This event is free and open to the public. 

Throughout her reporting career, Susan Casey has lived among great white sharks, face 70-foot waves off Maui’s north shore, ventured into the heart of the Gulf oil spill, trained as a sharpshooter, and performed as a mermaid in a giant tank. She has written about the direct influence of plastic pollution the ocean and the consequences on planetary and human health. Her writing has appeared in Esquire, National Geographic, Fortune, Time, and Sports Illustrated, as well as the anthologies: “The Best American Science and Nature Writing,” “The Best American Sports Writing,” and “The Best American Magazine Writing.”

Susan Casey has made frequent TV and radio appearances, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Charlie Rose, Conan, Anderson Cooper 360, Nightline, Good Morning America, Today, The CBS Morning Show, as well as many NPR outlets including Fresh Air, The Takeaway, and Life on Earth.

“Susan Casey is a journalist and writer who illuminates the vast ocean, surf culture and the creatures of the sea with prose that is elegant, memorable and captivating! We are honored to have Susan Casey visiting our campus from Hawaii to be a part of A.P.E.X. Events!”


Contact Information:

Lynn Vartan, Director of A.P.E.X. Event Series
vartan@suu.edu