Joshua Jones

b. 1996, Llanelli, Wales
Lives and works in Cardiff, South Wales

Joshua Jones (he/him) is a queer, autistic writer and artist from Llanelli, south Wales. He co-founded and runs Dyddiau Du alongside Rey Hope, Rhys Shanahan and Lucy Smith. His fiction and poetry have been published by Poetry Wales, Broken Sleep Books, Nawr Magazine and others. He is a Literature Wales Emerging Writer, 2023, and is currently working with the British Council to connect Welsh and Vietnamese queer writers, His ‘poetic installations’ have been exhibited at Glynn Vivian art gallery, Turner House Penarth, and Cardiff Umbrella. His publications include Fistful of Flowers (2022) and Local Fires (coming 2023 from Parthian Books). His poetry films include Monsterhouse (2017) , They Were in the Fifth Position (20222), and Milk Bath in Blue (2022). The latter was part of an installation of video, paint and text, inspired by the work of Derek Jarman.

The artist was in the following exhibition:
Library Residency: Joshua Jones

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