Revenant is a peer-reviewed e-journal dedicated to academic and creative explorations of the Supernatural, the Uncanny and the Weird.

Call for submissions

For its inaugural issue Revenant is calling for academic articles and new creative writing on the subject of the supernatural. This inter-disciplinary journal includes and welcomes discussion on the Supernatural, the Uncanny and the Weird from all disciplines. The journal is seeking to publish a mixture of academic articles covering any aspect of the super-natural from any period and new creative writing. Topics might include: discussions of classic Victorian ghost stories, articles about Shakespeare’s ghosts, science fiction, standing stones, science and the supernatural, architecture, film, television, games or new media. Encouraging a cross-theoretical approach the supernatural may also be explored in relation to gender, sexuality, spirituality, post-colonialism, Marxism or eco-criticism. Creative writing can take the form of new ghost stories, tales of the fantastic, poems or nature writing. Revenant also welcomes reviews of books, plays, television programmes, films, events or conferences.

Articles should be of 4000 to 7000 words in length and short stories no more than 5000 words long. Reviews should be concise. Read our full submission guidelines.

Please submit all manuscripts via our submissions page.

There are also opportunities for guest edited editions.

Revenant is committed to Green politics and emphasises that the ‘natural’ is part of the super-natural.