Charlie teaches contemporary fiction, Victorian literature, creative writing, and the evolution of the novel since the early-eighteenth century.
Her research interests include the intersection of geometry and literature, as well as the representation of catastrophe in art and literary texts. As a former BBC radio and television journalist, she also has an interest in literature and the spoken word.
Charlie’s recent publication, Writing the 9/11 Decade: Reportage and the Evolution of the Novel (New York: Bloomsbury Academic) was shortlisted for the University English Book Prize. She is currently writing a book about geometric shapes and landscape.