Press

“An unnerving tour de force.” Elle Magazine

“Combining a topsy-turvy plot and a beautifully drawn mother-daughter relationship, Bieker delivers unto us an exquisitely peculiar tale of innocence lost.” –O, the Oprah Magazine

“A gritty, gripping tale of girlhood, spirituality, and how salvation comes from the unlikeliest of places.” -Esquire

New York Times, New and Noteworthy

O, the Oprah Magazine May issue review

Los Angeles Times Profile

“From start to finish, Bieker’s commanding work holds the reader in the grip of obedience. Moving from blind supplication to measured, loving faith, this is a full throttle debut novel which challenges you to try and put it down while reading.The Observer

“…a narrator you would follow to the ends of the earth.” -Glamour

Entertainment Weekly Profile

Bomb Magazine Review: “Gaining a Self: On Chelsea Bieker’s Godshot”

NPR Interview with Ari Shapiro

The Pen 10 Interview

Bookforum Interview with Sarah Neilson

Lit Hub Asks: 5 Writers, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers

Electric Literature Conversations with Leni Zumas

Fully Booked: Kirkus Reviews Podcast

WNYC “All of It” with Alison Stewart

Debutiful Podcast