April Eberhardt, a self-described “literary change agent” and author advocate, is passionate about helping authors be published in the best way possible for them. After 25 years as a corporate strategist and consultant, April joined the literary world, where she saw strategic opportunity to play a role in the changing world of publishing. April advises and assists authors as they choose the best pathway to publication for their work, be it indie or traditional, digital or print. She speaks about changes in the publishing industry at conferences and writers’ retreats worldwide, and serves as an advisor to publishing startups. She also is a reader for the Best American Short Stories series published annually by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. April divides her time between San Francisco, New York and Paris.