Jasmine Donahaye’s publications include narrative non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and cultural criticism. Her memoir, Losing Israel (2015), won the non-fiction category of Wales Book of the Year, and her story ‘Theft’ was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature’s V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize.
Before taking up her part-time post at Swansea University, she worked in the publishing sector and as Publishing Grants Officer at the Welsh Books Council, and this background in publishing informs her teaching of creative writing.
Her research interests include writing about the natural world, identity, Jewish studies, Welsh culture and Israel-Palestine, and she would welcome enquiries about Creative Writing PhD supervision that pertain to any of these areas and beyond.
She was elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in 2017, and appointed to the Wales Committee of the National Lottery Heritage Fund in 2020