Charlie is a primary school educator and writer. Charlie’s debut young adult novel, Mallee Boys, was the recipient of the 2016 Adelaide Literary Festival Unpublished Manuscript Award and was a 2018 Children’s Book Council of Australia Honour book.

Her new young adult novel is Indigo Owl. A fast paced speculative fiction adventure.

Her middle grade manuscript, Red Bottomed Boat, was shortlisted for the 2020 Text Prize.

Her blogs and short stories tend to be about resilience, kindness, curiosity and the vulnerable beauty of our natural world.