Dr Miriam Jones

Dr Miriam Jones

Lecturer in Welsh, Cymraeg

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 987120

Welsh language proficiency

Fluent Welsh Speaker
Office - 029
Ground Floor
Keir Hardie Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Miriam’s expertise is Welsh-language science fiction. She completed her thesis with funding from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol at Aberystwyth University. Miriam is also a writer and playwright, and was part of establishing Y Stamp magazine in 2016. She was also part of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s New Playwrights Group in 2018-19 and reached the shortlist of Crime Cymru’s First Novel competition in 2022.

Before joining the Welsh Department at Swansea University, she worked as a senior translator for a local authority and also as a journalist and researcher for BBC Cymru.   

Areas Of Expertise

  • Welsh-language literature
  • Science Fiction
  • Creative Writing
  • Translation
  • Welsh at Work

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Miriam’s main teaching interests are contemporary literature and creative writing. Her professional career has led to contributing her expertise to Translation and Professional Welsh modules.