SELECTED WORKS (Kevan Manwaring)




  • ‘Lines of Desire: the phenomenology of long-hand writing in creative praxis’, in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
  • ‘GOLEM Speaks’, in Frontier:The University of Leicester’s Postgraduate Research Magazine
  • Cotswold Ways: writers in their landscapes series. In: McKormack, C. ed. Cotswold Life. Cheltenham: Archant Media (2016-19)


  • ‘That Crafty Faculty’, in Enstam, G. ed. The Bottle Imp, the journal of the Association of Scottish Literary Studies. Issue 23, Summer 2018.
  • ‘Ways Through the Wood: The Rogue Cartographies of Robert Holdstock’s Mythago Wood Cycle as a Cognitive Map for Creative Process in Fiction’, in Neale, D. ed. Writing in Practice, 4.
  • ‘Lost in an Empty Land’, in Gigi, A. ed. Panorama: the journal of intelligent travel, ‘Lost’.
  • ‘Sexing Faerie: gender and sexuality in the Fairy Tradition’, Pagan Dawn, Spring and Summer.


  • ‘GOLEM Speaks: Flash fictions on Artificial Intelligence’, Centre for New Writing/University of Leicester.
  • Ballad Tales: an anthology of British ballads retold.Brimscombe: The History Press.


  • ‘Welcome to the Smeuse-House’, in Playford-Greenwell, S. and Prater, T. eds. Issue 2.
  • ‘The Wolf Flute’, in Heholt, R. ed. Revenant: critical and creative studies of the Supernatural. Issue 2. Falmouth University.


  • Marginalia: graffiti, urban coding and the semiotics of the street, inHidden Stories, University of Leicester, Centre for New Writing.
  • ‘Let the Mountain Sing its Own Song’, in O’Brien, S. ed. The London Magazine. October/November 2015.
  • Lost Border(poetry collection). Stroud: Chrysalis.


  • Desiring Dragons: creativity, imagination and the writer’s quest, Compass Books.
  • ‘Stepping Through The Gate: using stories and storytelling to foster positive visions of an ecologically sustainable future’, in Gerdie, A; Nanson, A., and Schieffelin, B. eds. Storytelling for a Greener World. Stroud: Hawthorn Press.


  • Northamptonshire Folk Tales, Brimscombe: The History Press.


  • Oxfordshire Folk Tales. Brimscombe: The History Press.


Turning the Wheel: seasonal Britain on two wheels, O Books, 2011

The Way of Awen: journey of a bard, O Books, 2010

The Book of the Bardic Chair, RJ Stewart Books 2009

Lost Islands: inventing Avalon, destroying Eden, Heart of Albion Press, 2008

The Bardic Handbook, Gothic Image, 2006


Lost Border, Chrysalis, 2015

Soul of the Earth (contributor) Awen 2011

The Immanent Moment, Awen 2010

Spring Fall, Awen 2009

Thirteen Treasures, Awen 2008

Wildblood, Away Concertinas, 2009

Into the Further Reaches, PS Avalon 2007

Iona, Mary Palmer, Awen 2008 (introduction)

The Signature of Kisses, Simon Miles, Awen 2007 (introduction)

Tidal Shift, Mary Palmer, Awen, 2009 (introduction)

Places of Truth, Jay Ramsay, Awen, 2009 (introduction)

The William Blake Birthday Book, Bow of Burning Gold, 2007 (contributor)

Writing the Land: an anthology of natural words, Awen 2003 (editor)

Generations (contributor), Poetry Can, 2000

Stealing Ivy 1 & 2, (contributor) Northampton Poets, 1992


Ballad Tales: an anthology of British Ballads retold (editor & contributor), The History Press 2017

English Folk Tales (contributor), The History Press, 2016

This Fearful Tempest, Awen 2012

The Burning Path, Awen, 2011

The Well Under the Sea, Awen 2009

The Sun Miners, Awen 2007

Windsmith, Awen, 2006

The Long Woman, Awen 2004





Facts and Fiction

The Big Picture


Writing in Practice

The London Magazine

Revenant: critical and creative studies in the supernatural

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