Charlotte was born and raised in California. She spent 10 years in the newspaper industry, first as a production artist, then as a journalist for small to mid-size newspapers. She got her start in higher education in 2015, and worked as an academic advisor for two small, private universities. She moved to Oregon in 2020, and relocated to The Dalles in 2022.


B.A. English, San Francisco State University, 2020, summa cum laude