Since graduating from the University of St Andrews with MA (Hons) English and MLitt Creative Writing, Miriam has has managed media and communications strategies for small businesses, and independent professionals, in the spirits industry, luxury retail, and the world of arts and publishing – including publishers, authors, theatre companies and playwrights. She's often in Glasgow (at home), Edinburgh (for work) and South Wales (for family) and enjoys being on the move.

Miriam is a Network Member on the Publishing Scotland board, sits on the Trade and Marketing sub-committee, and is part of the steering group for Visit Scotland’s upcoming Year of Stories. She was shortlisted for the Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award 2016 in the Fiction and Narrative Non-Fiction category.