Athena Dean Holtz is a publisher, speaker, author, podcaster, bookstore owner, pastor’s wife and former radio host. For over 30 years, she has worked in the book business, spearheading the independent publishing movement in the Christian market. In 2014, Athena co-founded Redemption Press to fill an author-centered niche in publishing. Her heart is to help authors find creative ways to reach readers. In 2018, that included the Women of Joy Tour, and in 2019, the She Writes for Him compilation was birthed. In 2020, the ALL THINGS weekly podcast launched to spotlight Redemption Press authors, and a number of She Writes for Him initiatives are being birthed.