Charlie Wachtel – Screenwriter, Academy Award Winner (BlacKkKlansman)
Charlie Wachtel is a Producer and Writer who earned the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for BLACKkKLANSMAN (2018). He is also the recipient of the BAFTA , the British version of the Academy Awards. Charlie is currently working on several writing projects with co-writer David Rabinowitz.
Shirley Russak Wachtel is an educator, novelist, and author of several children’s books. Her short stories and poems have appeared in various literary journals. She earned a Doctor of Letters Degree from Drew University, and in 2017 she received the Middlesex County College Scholar of the Year Award.
Acclaimed by educators and readers alike, these books feature compelling human stories with author commentary to deepen readers’ enjoyment.