Susan Casey is the author of Voices in the Ocean: A Journey Into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins, The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean, and The Devil’s Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America’s Great White Sharks. All three books are New York Times bestsellers, with The Wave named one of 2010’s Most Notable Books.
From 2009–2013, Casey served as the editor in chief of O, The Oprah Magazine. During her tenure the title also garnered numerous accolades and awards.
In the course of reporting, Casey has lived among great white sharks, faced 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, among other adventures. She has received
In 2008, she won a National Magazine Award for her Esquire feature, ‘75’. Her writing has appeared in several top magazines including Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Outside and National Geographic.
Casey is the only person to have won the National Magazine Award in all three disciplines: editing, writing, and art direction.
Casey lives in New York and Hawaii.