Katharina Rennhak is professor of English Literary Studies at the University of Wuppertal. She has published mainly on British and Irish Romanticism and contemporary fiction and is the author of two monographs, the more recent one dealing with the narrative construction of masculinities in British and Irish women writers' novels around 1800 (WVT, 2013). Among her edited collections are Women Constructing Men: Female Novelists and Their Male Characters, 1750–2000 (with S. Frantz; Lexington,2010), Narrating Ireland in Different Genres and Media (WVT, 2016); Relevance and Narrative Research (with M. Chihaia; Lexington, 2019); and Postfaktisches Erzählen? Post-Truth, Fake News, Narration (with T. Weixler et al.; de Gruyter, 2021). Walter Macken: Critical Perspectives, co-edited with Sandra Heinen, has just been accepted for publication by Cork University Press. She is president of the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS), a member of the IASIL Executive (European Representative), and a board member of the Center for Narrative Research/Zentrum für Erzählforschung (CNR/ZEF) at the University of Wuppertal.