Rising Tide #103 – Shelby Van Pelt’s Remarkable Octopus Book

In this episode of Rising Tide, Vicki and David speak with Shelby Van Pelt, author of the best-selling novel, ‘Remarkably Bright Creatures’ that tells the story of a growing, healing friendship between a widowed aquarium cleaner and a Giant Pacific Octopus with an attitude. Shelby talks about how Marcellus the bored, curmudgeonly cephalopod came into being, how her upbringing in the Pacific Northwest influenced her writing, her development as a novelist and sharing her fascination with octopuses and the ocean with her audience.

Rising Tide, the Ocean Podcast, is a compelling platform that delves into the vast realms of ocean and climate science, conservation, and exploration featuring experts, scientists, mariners and explorers. Each half hour episode navigates through insightful discussions on marine life, and the critical issues affecting our seas. Informative, educational and humorous it is a valuable resource for anyone passionate about understanding and preserving our ocean world.

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