Writing Resume


Fay Keenan

 Writer of Commercial Women’s Fiction


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

Springtime at the Cider Kitchen, Aria (Head of Zeus), January 2018

Summer in theOrchard Aria (Head of Zeus) January 2019


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
  • It’s Personal: the presentation of masculinity in John Wick. April 2018
  • Making the gender jump to hyperspace: millennial gender roles in The Last Jedi. April 2018

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  • Runner up in the Woman Magazine/Accent Press Unpublished Novelists Competition, January 2015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 of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and co-founder of the Weston to Wells RNA Chapter.


  • 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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