Jessica Bruder

Reporter, Audubon magazine

Journalist Jessica Bruder writes about subcultures from Brooklyn; she is the author of Nomadland.

Articles by Jessica Bruder

A man with glasses, wearing a blue t-shirt, stands in  a forest.
Best-Selling Author Jeff VanderMeer Finds That Nature Is Stranger Than Fiction
September 21, 2022 — The novelist attained fame with gripping works of eco-fiction. How hard could it be to rewild his own backyard?
Two images are shown on split screen: On the left, a man hikes across a rocky island made of sharp limestone, which looms over the frame. On the right, in close-up: a fish is pressed into the gullet of a young petrel from a gloved hand. Scientists hand-feed and raise young birds after moving them from nests and onto a safer island.
It Takes a Helicopter Parent to Rescue a Rare Seabird from Extinction
December 16, 2021 — Raising the world’s entire population of Bermuda Petrels, or Cahows, requires undivided attention—and a relentless drive to see them succeed.