Christopher Stollar is the award-winning author of The Black Lens. His debut novel won Grand Prize in the 2016 Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. It also became a Finalist in the Indie Book Awards and a Semifinalist in the Book Pipeline Competition.

As a former reporter with a master’s degree in journalism, Stollar conducted more than three years of research on sex trafficking for The Black Lens. That includes interviews with survivors, social workers and police officers.

Stollar is also a passionate speaker and advocate for victims of human trafficking. As a Board Member of She Has A Name, he works directly with men who have been arrested for soliciting through an innovative “John School” program in Columbus, Ohio. He speaks regularly at conferences across the country, including Shared Hope International’s JuST Conference in San Diego and the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City.