Callid Keefe-Perry is a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), traveling in the Ministry and consulting within and beyond that denomination. He is a teacher of discernment and has been influenced both by his own tradition and by Ignatian spirituality, especially the Spiritual Exercises. Callid serves as the executive chair of the Association of Theopoetics Research and Exploration and is the author of Way to Water: A Theopoetics Primer. Previously he has been a public school teacher, an instructor of comedy improv, the founder of a community theater, and the director of the Transformative Language Arts Network. Currently Callid is pursuing a PhD at Boston University School of Theology, where he is working on a theology of public education, the role of creativity and imagination in schools, and the how pedagogy can spiritually and psychologically affect youth.