Marina Aris is the Director of Bookstore Relations for DartFrog Books. She works closely with booksellers across the U.S. to distribute the best in self-publishing. Marina is also an indie author, the founder of the Brooklyn Writers Project and the Brooklyn Writers Press. Since 2016 she has hosted an annual Indie Author Day in North Brooklyn and enjoys encouraging and supporting indie authors as they learn the business side of bringing a book to market. Marina is also the co-host of Life Lines The Books Podcast and a Board member of Pen Parentis, an organization supporting parent writers. She is a member of the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) and a NYC Co-Ambassador for the Authors Guild.