Jane Mary Wilde spent her early childhood in India. She studied music, and later took a degree in German from University College London. She lived in Germany with her husband the musician David Wilde, and has translated many books from German into English. They moved to Scotland in 2000, and since then Jane Mary has won a Diploma from the Scottish International Poetry Competition, the Sonnet prize from the Edinburgh Writers’ Club, and third prize in a Christian Poetry Competition.
The poems in this collection include most of the poems published in 2006, Entertaining Angels Unawares and in Words, Words, Words published in 2009. The last eight poems are here published for the first time.