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Devon Spier

Liturgist-in-Residence

Devon Spier is an author and visual poet theologian (proemologian), who weaves and teaches others to weave poems, prose and theology through digital images.

She is currently the most published author on Ritualwell.org and has resourced nearly every mainstream movement, network and denomination of Judaism to explore the intersections of hope and hopelessness, trauma and recovery, humour and doubt, loneliness and safe-keeping.


Devon’s work has been consulted and published by the London School for Jewish Studies, the Reconstructing Judaism movement, The Union for Reform Judaism, Liberal Judaism (UK), Jewish Women’s Archives, Hevria and Jewcer: The Leading Crowdfunding Platform for Jewish Causes, the City Museum of New York, Ben Yehuda Press, Repair The World, AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps and most recently, the National Council of Jewish Women, who used her work to resource their members on solidarity with indigenous sovereignty and rituals for reproductive freedom.


The author of two bestselling books, “Heart Map and the Song of Our Ancestors” and “Whatever it is, gently: Meditations for the Quiet Noise of the Pandemic,” Devon‘s poetry conveys the possibility of a deeper listening to anyone who stands at the Jewish margins, whom she regards as the actual centre of Jewish life and spiritual practice. 


Devon is proudest of the fact that her work is being used for by an emerging generation of Jewish leaders and communities who both question and belong, asking of each other and G-d: “Are we becoming the people who resemble the world we dream about?”