Charlotte Freccia is an educator, writer, and artist who was born and brought up in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2019 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in English; in her time at Kenyon, she completed an Honors thesis, conducting research on proof, truth, subjectivity, and objectification in postmodern narratives of gendered violence while simultaneously composing a first draft of a debut novel. She began her teaching career at Holderness School in Plymouth, New Hampshire, in the unforgettable 2020-2021 school year. She believes in learning by asking questions, and the phrase you are most likely to hear her use in the classroom is “Interesting, say more.”
Her favorite authors and texts to teach include James Joyce, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, David Foster Wallace, and A Wrinkle in Time. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys brewing kombucha, tending her forty-plus houseplants, cooking, running, poetry, astrology, art museums, the New York Times crossword, and movies starring Lindsay Lohan. She is excited to enjoy all of this and more in Chicago, and even more so to dive into the deep end of the vast pool of literary inquiry with some super-bright kids at Roycemore this year.
Small classes, smart kids, fun faculty, great town.
“I know noble accents
And lucid, inescapable rhythms
But I know, too
That the blackbird is involved
In what I know”
from “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” by Wallace Stevens