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Charles Carr is a multiple award-winning, nationally published author (Macmillan/St. Martin's Press/Eldridge/Heartland).

Carr is also a noted television producer/director with documentaries currently airing and/or in production on Cox Cable and elsewhere.

Charles has written thousands of newspaper articles, magazine stories, and columns for the San Diego Union Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, The Reader, The Californian, and many more. 

Carr has received many writing accolades including recent back-to-back San Diego Press Club awards. Many of his stories, articles, and essays appear in college textbooks published by Macmillan; St. Martin's Press; Bedford, Freeman & Worth; and associated imprints.

Carr's background in the world of journalism has created an excellent basis for penning scripts and stage plays, most of which have a classical literature, historical, or true crime footing. His theatrical works have been produced at prestigious venues across the nation and attended by thousands. Works include Passage Into Fear, MARK TWAIN'S A Christmas Carol; All the Time in the World; Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Angels; Hope Springs, Eternal; Mr. Scrooge & Mr. Dickens; and The Dangerous Christmas.

Carr is also author of What a World, a collection of vignettes chronicling twenty years living in the So Cal back country.

Charles Carr, Art Animates Life/North County Players 2025-25 President

Charles Carr's classic thriller, Passage Into Fear, published nationally by Eldridge Plays and Musicals, was performed over ten shows Dec. 2023 at the California Center for the Arts Escondido.

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