Jayne Wilding moved to Glasgow when she was seven. She went on to study Psychology, Spanish and Hispanic Studies at the University of Edinburgh and later lived in Brazil, London, the French Pyrenees and Fife. She has had a wide variety of occupations. She now lives in the East Neuk of Fife, where she teaches yoga, and has run writing workshops in natural environments, in Maggie’s Centres and for Lapidus Scotland.
Jayne’s poetry has been published in magazines and anthologies including turning toward living(morning star, platform projects, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, 2004), and the heart as origami (Rising Fire Press, 2005) as well as broadcast on BBC and set to music. Her collection In the Moon’s Pantry was published by Diehard Press in 2004; her pamphlet Sky blue notebook from the Pyrenees was joint runner-up for the 2009 Callum Macdonald Poetry Award.