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Isabelle Charles

Writer & Journalist

 Boston, MA




Welcome! My name is Isabelle Charles and I am a recent graduate of Tufts University where I studied Africana studies and English. I am an aspiring writer and journalist with an interest in cultural creations (predominantly through food and language), issues related to the Black diaspora, world history, and Caribbean literature. I also dabble in fiction writing and playwriting. Please see my resume below and my writing portfolio in the menu above. Thank you for stopping by!



  • Speechwriting

  • Copy-editing

  • Researching

  • Fluent Spanish

  • Intermediate German

  • Proficient with social media applications, Stata data science software, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Prezi, website platforms, Canva design

  • Organizing & planning

  • Creative Writing: Short fiction, food writing

  • Food photography & gastronomy:

    • Food Instagram:  @Justpeachykeennn



Summa Cum Laude, Tufts University 
Medford, Massachusetts, Class of 2023    


  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, “The Phi Beta Kappa Society (ΦΒΚ) is the oldest academic honor society in the United States, and the most prestigious, due in part to its long history and academic selectivity.” (2023)

  • Highest Honors for Senior Thesis: “Cracking The Code: Food, Diaspora, Storytelling, & The Caribbean Journey,” which looks at food in Anglophone Caribbean literature and texts to track diasporic patterns in the countries of Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and the Dominican Republic (2023)

  • The Mary Grant Charles Prize Recipient, which recognizes students “who possesses the same creative qualities of prose and poetry as Mrs. Charles, and preferentially to a student whose writing reflects an interest in ancestry and genealogy.” (2023)

  • Senior Award Recipient,“the Tufts University Alumni Association (TUAA) has recognized six to 12 members of the Senior Class for their academic achievement, campus and community participation, and outstanding leadership.” (2023)

  • Awarded The Tom Shapiro Memorial Scholarship for Oral History Research under Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora department at Tufts University, one out of six award recipients (Summer 2022)




Address Boston, MA


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