Ramsay, Jay

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RAMSAY, Jay. British, b. 1958. Genres: Poetry, Translations. Career: Poet, therapist, and healer. Co-founder, performer, and administrator, Angels of Fire Collective, 1982-; co-creator of workshop The Sacred Space of the Word, 1988; teacher and project director, Chrysalis-The Poet in You, 1990-; therapist. Assistant to the director, Directory of Social Change, 1984, and Think Green, 1986. Publications: Psychic Poetry: A Manifesto, 1985; Raw Spiritual: Selected Poems, 1980-1985, 1986; Trwyn Meditations, 1987; The White Poem, 1988; The Great Return, Books 1-3: The Opening, Knife in the Light: A Stage-Poem (and) The Hole, Books 4-5: In the Valley of Shadow: A Cine-Poem-Cum-Fantasy (and) Divinations, 1988; transmissions, 1989; (with G. Godbert) For Now, 1991; The Rain, the Rain, 1991; (co-trans.) Tao Te Ching, 1992; Improvisations, 1994; (trans.) I Ching, 1995; (trans. with M. Palmer) Kuan Yin, 1995; Alchemy the Art of Transformation, 1997; Kingdom of the Edge-New & Selected Poems, 1980-1998, 1999; Alchemy of the Invisible, 2001; After Rumi, 2002; The Message, 2002. EDITOR: (with S. Paskin and J. Silver) Angels of Fire: An Anthology of Radical Poetry in the Eighties, 1987; Transformation: The Poetry of Spiritual Consciousness, 1988; In the Gold of Flesh, 1990; Earth Ascending (anthology), 1997. Address: Chrysalis, 5 Oxford Terrace Uplands, Stroud, Glos. GL5 1TW, England. On- line address: [email protected]