Charles Bergman

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A writer and photographer, Charles Bergman has lived nearly his whole life in the Pacific Northwest.  He’s a long-time teacher of English at Pacific Lutheran University.  He’s the author of four books, including Wild Echoes:  Encounters with the Most Endangered Animals in North America. He’s written extensively on wildlife and animals in national magazines, including Smithsonian, Audubon and Natural History, and National Geographic.  His article on wildlife trafficking in Latin America was the cover story in Smithsonian.  His work springs from a wild dedication to the Earth and its creatures.

His writing and photography have won several awards, including the Washington State Book Award, Southwest Book Award, Ben Franklin Book Award, and he was a PEN USA Literary Award finalist.  He has a particular love for the Southern Hemisphere and has completed two Fulbright Fellowships, in Mexico and Ecuador.  He has taught study tours in Antarctica six times.

“Every Penguin in the World is a book of joy, love, and hope for penguins and the world.”

~ Dr. Jane Goodall, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute

About Charles Bergman

About Charles Bergman
Charles says writing and photography has a unique power to help us enter the lives of animals and make us care about them. It enables us to see things from the animal’s point of view and rivals the power of science to teach us about them.
About Charles Bergman