Jay Ramsay Poetry

Recent commissioned work is in Anamnesis - the remembering of soul which collects his poems as poet in residence at St Jamesí Church Piccadilly (2005-6), illustrated by Genie Poretsky-Lee see www.lotusfoundation.org.uk

More recently, he was poet in residence for the ARC Conference in Assisi, Italy with its launch of the Green Pilgrim Cities Network (2011). He has completed a residency in the Sinai desert for the Makhad Trust (March 2010) with a sequence of poems and photographs (see www.makhad.org) which was published and exhibited, and also for the church at North Stoke near Bath (July-August 2010) for Martin Palmer at ICOREC/ARC. www.arcworld.org

Out Of Time - Poems 1998-2008, published to coincide with his 50th birthday by Will Parfitt at PSAvalon (www.willparfitt.com)

Places of Truth - journeys into sacred wilderness, published by the Awen co-operative in Bath with Kevan Manwaring (www.awenpublications.co.uk) and The Poet in You (O Books, 2009) which makes part 1 of his Chrysalis poetry course available in a way anyone can work with. Copies direct from Orca in Poole, Dorset on 01202-665432 (orders@orcabookservices.co.uk). Click for more information about Poetry Course.

Two new selections are also in progress: Christos (Christian poems), and In Essence, as a selection of essential poems over 25 years.