Charlotte Jones Voiklis


Charlotte Jones Voiklis is Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter and executor of her estate. She curated and wrote an introduction to the upcoming collection of short stories by Madeleine L'Engle, The Moment of Tenderness (2020). Together with her sister, Léna Roy, she wrote Becoming Madeleine, a biography for middle-grade readers (though older readers like it, too!). She has written and spoken of her grandmother’s work to a variety of audiences. With a PhD in Comparative Literature, Charlotte’s work experience includes teaching, fundraising, communications, and grant making. She is a volunteer mediator in the New York City court system and coaches NYPD officers on mediation skills.


Festival Years: 2018, 2020, 2021