A writer, editor, writing instructor, and widely published crime fiction author, Charlotte Carter has worked in publishing since 1991. She has shepherded projects ranging from legal thrillers to memoirs, and from civil rights histories to gothic novels. Since 2004, Carter has worked with Greenline on a variety of fiction projects, including Gordon Campbell's Edgar Award–nominated debut, Missing Witness (Morrow, 2007). She has taught writing at Rutgers University and Long Island University's Brooklyn campus, and presently serves as managing editor for the Center for Art and Visual Culture at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Carter's Nannette Hayes mystery series published by Warner Books' Mysterious Press has earned high praise from The New York Times and Publishers Weekly. Her novel Walking Bones (Serpent's Tail, 2000) has garnered critical acclaim ("evocative, syntactically inventive urban noir" —Publishers Weekly), along with a cult following.
Carter has lived in Chicago, Paris, and Tangier, where she studied with the late Paul Bowles. She currently resides on New York's Lower East Side.
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