“We want stories to stir our desires. We also want them to lead us to places we don’t recognize and build us a temporary residence there. Bergman provides alluring glimpses into the strangeness, the ruthlessness, of the animal kingdom.” - New York Times, on Birds of a Lesser Paradise

“Lovely and heartbreaking.” - Anjelica Huston on Almost Famous Women

“Atmospheric…compelling…The female sanctuary she constructs out of her short stories is too littered with bad-girl paraphernalia — cigarettes, champagne bottles, smashed-up motorcycles and morphine needles — to make kneeling in adoration comfortable.” - Maureen Corrigan, NPR, on Almost Famous Women


The Guardian

Climate Changed Column for The Guardian