Welcome to the website of Charlotte Gray,
author of nine non-fiction bestsellers including The Massey Murder; Gold Diggers, Striking It Rich in
the Klondike; Reluctant Genius, the Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell
and Sisters in the Wilderness, The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill.
Well-known across Canada as an author and public speaker, Charlotte explores the past with wit and
a sense of drama.
Reluctant Genius television series
BBC Scotland has commissioned a pilot episode for Wire Men, a television series co-produced by Toronto’s White Pine Pictures and based in part on Charlotte’s 2006 biography of Alexander Graham Bell, Reluctant Genius. The script-writer, Stephen Greenhorn, has a stellar CV, including stage plays and episodes of Dr. Who.
Writer-in-Residence at the University of King’s College, Halifax
Charlotte will spend a week in the Maritimes this summer, as writer-in-residence in the MFA Creative Nonfiction program at King’s College (Smart students! Great faculty! Lobster!)