Charles Bergman is a writer, photographer, speaker, and a professor at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. He has twice been a Fulbright Scholar in Latin America, and traveled around the world.
He has written and published extensively about animals, nature, and sustainability, with cover stories in such magazines as Smithsonian, Audobon, All Animals (Humane Society), and Defenders. His photographs accompany his articles.
He is the author of Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All (Sasquatch, April 2020); Red Delta: Fighting for Life at the End of the Colorado River (Fulcrum, 2002), for which he was a Washington State Book Award winner, a Southwest Book Award winner, and a PEN USA Literary Award finalist; Orion's Legacy: A Cultural History of Man as Hunter (Dutton, 1996; Plume, 1997); and Wild Echoes: Encounters with the Most Endangered Animals in North America (Alaska Northwest Books, 1991; University of Illinois Press, 2003).
He loves animals and wildlife of all kinds, and has developed a new-found love for Antarctica and Africa.