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Joshua Jones

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Residencies & Courses



11-14 April 2022

University College London (online)


Solent University, Southampton

BA (Double Hons) in English & Media Studies, 2:1


Bath Spa University

MA in Creative Writing, Distinction


Cardiff Metropolitan University

PGCE/PCET in Adult Education. Ongoing

Introduction to Publishing Course.
Tutored by Heather O'Connell

7-9 October 2022

Carmarthen, Wales

On Your Face collective, The Nurture Centre
Group Exhibition


Swansea, Wales

On Your Face, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
Group exhibition

Mentor & Curator: Fox Irving

September 2022

Cardiff, Wales

'Our Visual Journey of Queer History', Cardiff Umbrella
Group exhibition, curated by Sahar Saki

Nov-Dec, 2022

Penarth, Wales

'Ritual & Decay', Cardiff Umbrella collective,
Group exhibition, curated by Dead Paisley

June-July, 2023

Cardiff, Wales

'FLUID, HYLIF', Dyddiau Du

Group exhibition, curated by Rey Hope

Events & Exhibition Assistant 
6-month internship.

Ffotogallery Wales,

Cardiff, Wales

Sept 2021 - Feb 2022

Sept 2022 - April 2023

Creative Writing Workshop Facilitator

Newport, Wales

Creative Writing Workshop Facilitator with Inside Out Cymru. Hybrid - on Zoom and in-person at the Riverfront Theatre.

March 2022 - 

Workshop Facilitator, Creative Professional and freelance Writer.

Multiple locations

Have ran workshops with organisations including Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, National Museum Wales, Dylan Thomas Writing Centre and more.

Have written for publications including New Welsh Review, The Welsh Agenda, Nawr Magazine and Buzz.

November 2022 -

Dyddiau Du

Cardiff, Wales

Co-Founder/Director of Dyddiau Du, a social hub and community library in Cardiff City Centre. 

Have ran writing workshops, poetry and music events, a short film club, curated art exhibitions, etc. 

June 2023 -

Oxfam Bookshop

Cardiff, Wales

Deputy Manager of Oxfam Bookshop.

Part-time - 18 hours.


Fistful of Flowers

Collaboration with Caitlin Flood-Molyneux


Ltd. edition of 75 copies


Local Fires

Short story collection

Published by Parthian Books


7-9 October 2022

Literature Wales,
Ty Newydd

Write Back course D/deaf, Disabled, and
Neurodiverse writers.

Tutored by Bethany Handley and
Megan Angharad Hunter.


Literature Wales,
Ty Newydd

Emerging Writers 2023 cohort: Re(writing) Welshness.
Tutored by Darren Chetty & Iestyn Tyne.
Guest readers: Greg Muse, Hanan Issa & Mike Parker

15 June - 16 July 2023


Cardiff, Wales

'Queering the Library' of G39, by looking for Derek Jarman in G39's library and archives. Part of the 'Commonplace' programme. Screening 'Blue' by Derek Jarman at the end of the residency. 


Cardiff, Wales


Pop-Up group exhibition

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