The Magic of Dolphins


When I started thinking about dolphins, I realized that they had really touched my heart in a way that I had to look at very carefully. It was a time in my life when I was wondering how I would go on.

For Susan Casey, author of Voices in the Ocean, dolphins are a source of inspiration. In an interview with National Geographic, Casey describes how tragedy led her to write about wild dolphins, and how they saved her in return.

Stephanie Bento is a writer, classical cellist, and photographer living in Washington, DC. In her writing, she is interested in exploring the musicality of sound and form, and our connection to time and place. Find out more about her creative work at, or say hello/bonjour on Twitter @saudadebelle. More from this author →