Sarah Miniaci from Smith Publicity
Having worked in a variety of roles in fields that include education, entertainment, fine arts and publishing throughout the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, since 2011 Sarah Miniaci has brought a broad range of knowledge and experience to her work at Smith Publicity, where she serves as Director, Literary Strategy. An avid and genre-spanning reader, Sarah also serves on the board of Diaspora Dialogues, a charitable organization working to change the face of Canadian literature which supports diverse emerging writers in turning their craft into a career through mentorship, professional development, and opportunities to present and publish their work. She continues to be energized by designing and executing publicity campaigns for debut and veteran authors alike.
Gianna’s a born-and-bred Jersey Girl, with Brooklyn roots, and still lives where it all started. She writes hot sexy and emotional stories about people both glamorous and not-so-glamorous. Her books and short stories, which usually involve BDSM themes, range from contemporary to historical to paranormal/fantasy and futuristic/sci-fi, and are available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble, as well as other distributors, such as All Romance E-books. She lectures regularly on Book Marketing on a Shoestring.
Israel Romand’s school and work background has a mix of everything from entrepreneurship, to military, biotech to ecommerce, and startup to established business. He left the W-2 world in 2017 and started offering sales, marketing and business consulting before moving on to start “ThoseMarketers” in 2019. Fast forward to today – ThoseMarketers has built a team of seasoned experts in digital marketing strategies such as PPC, email, social media, and SEO. He’s lived in 8 US and 2 international cities, and currently lives in Bergen County, NJ with his wife.