Charlotte Gordon is an award-winning author whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, among other publications. Her latest book, Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley (2015) won the National Book Critics Circle award. She has also published Mistress Bradstreet: The Untold Story of America’s First Poet (2005) and The Woman Who Named God: Abraham’s Dilemma and the Birth of Three Faiths (2009). A Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Endicott College, Charlotte received her A.B. from Harvard College and her Ph.D. from Boston University. Most recently, she has written the Introduction to Penguin's re-issue of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
- Gordon, C. (2018). Introduction: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Penguin Classics).
- Gordon, C. (2022). Mary Shelley: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press.
- Gordon, C. (2015). Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. New York: Random House.
- Gordon, C. (2009). The Woman Who Named God: Abraham's Dilemma and the Birth of Three Faiths. Little, Brown.