Charlotte Fiehn is a PhD student at the University of Texas-Austin, specialising in nineteenth and early twentieth century British and American literature, particularly the writings of George Eliot and Virginia Woolf. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge. She has published articles on Shakespeare, George Eliot, and Charlotte Brontë. She has also contributed book chapters on Henry James, Joseph Conrad, and George Eliot. Her current research addresses questions of form and gender in the works of George Eliot and Virginia Woolf and she recently won the 2019 George Eliot Fellowship Essay Prize for her essay on water symbolism in Romola.