Christopher Stollar is an accredited public relations consultant for Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company. He has successfully pitched hundreds of stories to both local media and major outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press and The Washington Post. Stollar is also the award-winning author of The Black Lens, a dark literary thriller that exposes the underbelly of sex trafficking in rural America. The author’s debut novel won Grand Prize in the 2016 Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. As a former reporter with a master’s degree in journalism, Stollar conducted more than three years of research for The Black Lens, including interviews with survivors, social workers and police officers. He used that research and his skills to convince more than a dozen media outlets to publish stories about his book, including The San Jose Mercury News and The Oregonian.