Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural

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Revenant is a peer-reviewed, open access, e-journal dedicated to academic and creative explorations of the Supernatural, the Uncanny, and the Weird in all their multiple, variable, and fantastic forms. 

Project details

Project lead Professor Ruth Heholt
Start date 2015
End date Ongoing
External website Revenant Journal

Revenant is an interdisciplinary open access journal that publishes high quality scholarly and creative work that explores the supernatural. Intentionally diverse in its spanning of time, text media, and subjects, it provides a free resource for anyone interested in the supernatural as well as providing people with opportunities to publish, review, edit, and exhibit, in flexible and less traditional forms. Revenant is at the cutting edge of scholarship, melding technology and creativity in relation to all things supernatural.  

Project team

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Dr Ruth Heholt

Project lead - Ruth Heholt

Ruth Heholt is an internationally renowned scholar in the fields of Gothic, supernatural, Victorian, folk horror, and crime fiction studies. She is author of Catherine Crowe: Gender, Genre, and Radical Politics (Routledge, 2020) and co-author of Gothic Kernow: Cornwall as Strange Fiction (Anthem Press, 2022). She is co-editor of several collections including Gothic Britain: Dark Places in the Provinces and Margins of the British Isles (2018), The Victorian Male Body (2018), and Haunted Landscapes (2017).

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Additional team members

Falmouth staff:

  • Ruth Heholt, Editor in Chief 
  • Joanne Ella Parsons, Assistant Editor 
  • David Devanny, Assistant Editor, Technology 
  • Kingsley Marshall, Assistant Editor, Media 

Other staff:

  • Tracy Fahey, Assistant Editor, New Writing (Limerick School of Art and Design) 
  • Federico Boni (Università degli Studi di Milano) 
  • Janine Hatter, Reviews Editor,  (University of Hull) 
  • Bethan Michael Fox, Social Media Manager, (The Open University)