Writing Resume

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Fay Keenan

 Writer of Commercial Women’s Fiction

Novels

The Second Chance Tea Shop, Aria (Head of Zeus) March 2017

Publications

Media Magazine (English and Media Centre)

  • Postmodern or past it? Masculinity and Top Gear December 2009
  • Red Dwarf – back to earth with a bang or whimper? April 2010
  • Creativity Versus Counter Culture: fanvidding as art September 2010
  • Politics as the new fandom December 2010
  • A Match Made in Heaven: onscreen representations of Sherlock Holmes April 2011
  • You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby: the evolution of CBeebies April 2012
  • A Little in Love with Death: Representation and Intertextuality in Ripper Street December 2013
  • Bombs, Bangs and Bad, Bad Boys: Representation of Men in The Night Manager September 2016
  • Sympathy for the devil: Representation of the Reich in ‘The Man in the High Castle’. April 2017

English Drama Media Magazine (National Association of Teachers of English)

  • Exploring Fandom: Teaching Narrative Writing through Fanfiction October 2010

Work History

  • Teacher of English and Media Studies, September 2002-present.
  • Examinations Secretary, University of Manchester, January 2000-August 2001

Writing Awards

  • Shortlisted for Choc Lit’s Search for a Star competition, September 2015
  • Runner up in the Woman Magazine/Accent Press Unpublished Novelists Competition, January 2015

Writing Activities and Memberships

  • Member, Bristol University group of the National Writing Project, January 2014-present
  • Member, Romantic Novelists’ Association, January 2017

Education

  • PGCE English and Drama, University of Exeter, 2002
  • Masters in English Literature, University of York, 1999
  • BA Hons, English and Politics, University of York, 1998

 

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