Charlie Reilly


Professor Emeritus of English

B.A,  Seton Hall University
M.A. California State University , Los Angeles
Ph.D. University of Delaware







Amiri Baraka*


John Barth*


Rita Mae Brown


Anthony Burgess


E.L. Doctorow


Jennifer Egan


John Gardner


Nikki Giovanni


Allison Lurie

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Joseph Heller*


John Irving


Alice McDermott


Arthur Miller


Joseph O’Neill


Arthur Phillips


John Updike*


Kurt Vonnegut*


Tom Wolfe



* Multiple Interviews





During the last four decades Charlie Reilly has been a professor of English at Montgomery County Community College and has published literary interviews with some of the nation’s foremost authors. Most of the conversations have been published in literary journals; fourteen have been collected into books.


He is currently working on his fourth book, How They Wrote It.


For information about the interviews; or for information about his Ah Montco, What a Place!, Ballads and Ballast and Conversations with Amiri Baraka; or for letters of recommendation, please contact Charlie Reilly here at