News & Events


(Events are listed as currently scheduled. Please check with event sponsors for details and updates)

May 26, 2020
Burke County (NC) Friends of the Public Library Annual Dinner
Morganton Municipal Auditorium.

September 22, 2020
Book Launch for Escaping Dreamland
Bookmarks, Winston-Salem, NC
(Tour dates T.B.A.)

September 26, 2020
Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors, Winston-Salem, NC

November 7, 2020
Alleghany County Public Library, Sparta, NC (2:30 p.m.)



Charlie’s novel Escaping Dreamland will be published in hardcover on September 22 by Blackstone publishing. Audio and e-books will be issued simultaneously.

Charlie’s middle grade book The Book of the Seven Spells will be published by Month9 in 2021. The book tells the story of four children who discover a magical library and must keep a powerful book out of the hands of a dangerous man.

University of Virginia Press and the Lewis Carroll Society of North America will publish the final volume in the series The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll. Volume 6, A Miscellany, is edited by Charlie and includes his essays on a wide variety of topics on which Carroll wrote.