Charlotte Gann grew up in Sussex, studied English at UCL and then worked in London. Her first job was proofreader for a typesetters in Clerkenwell; later she was editor of Health Which? in Marylebone.
In her mid-30s she went freelance and moved to Brighton to start a family. She also began to write poetry, and did an MA in Creative Writing and Personal Development at the University of Sussex.
In 2011, her debut pamphlet, The Long Woman, was published by Pighog Press and subsequently shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award.
Her first full collection, Noir, came out from HappenStance in 2016, and her second, The Girl Who Cried, in 2020.
She is editor of Viva Lewes, co-edits (and writes) OPOI reviews for sphinxreview.co.uk and is on the committee of the Needlewriters collective, which organises quarterly reading events in Lewes.