Dudley J. Delffs, PhD, is an award-winning novelist, poet, and biographer. Drawing on past experience as both an English professor and publishing executive, he has served in a variety of editorial and collaborative roles for dozens of New York Times bestselling authors. Throughout his 25-year career in writing and publishing, Dudley has consistently explored faith in unexpected people, places, and events. From Dolly Parton to Queen Elizabeth II, NFL coaches to megachurch pastors, country music crooners to tech billionaires, rabbis to reality TV stars, Dudley loves sharing stories that inspire, uplift, and transform lives. His latest book, The Faith of Queen Elizabeth, released in 2019 from Zondervan/HarperCollins. Dudley and his wife are the parents of three grown children and live in Sewanee, Tennessee.