Cheryl “Charlie” Romney-Brown was born in Salt Lake City, Utah of a founding Mormon Pioneer heritage. In 1976, she returned to school and obtained her B.A. in English from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1980, she entered a Master’s Program at Georgetown University and received her M.A. in English and Liberal Arts. She has completed all course work for a doctorate at Georgetown.
Ms. Romney-Brown taught Women’s Literature at Georgetown University from 1991 through 1998. Her book of poetry entitled “Circling Home” was published in September, 1989 by Scripta Humanistica. It was subsequently displayed as part of the exhibit of “William Wordsworth and the Age of Romanticism” which won critical acclaim at the New York City Library. In addition, her work has been included in the following literary magazines: Whetstone, “Visions, Late Knocking”, Ploughshares”,” Pulpsmith” and the “Maryland Review”.
Ms. Romney-Brown began an event called Women’s Voices-Defining Destiny in Washington DC in 1992 which included speakers Betty Friedan, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Elisabeth Drew, among others.