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Media kit

Press & Media friends: Are you writing a story on the phenomenal rise of self-publishing? About indie authors? Interested in interviewing a self-publishing expert?

Download our press kit with information about: the founding of ALLi; our founder Orna Ross, named as one of the 100 most influential people in publishing by The Bookseller; our campaigns; online conference; and our plans for the future.

With an extensive global reach — we have members on all continents — and an aim to champion ethics and excellence in self-publishing, ALLi is the go-to voice for the most dynamic and creative community of authors at work today.

About ALLi

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is a global association of the world’s best authors and advisors. Rapidly growing, this global, nonprofit organisation brings together the world’s authors, advisors and vetted services, offering contacts and campaigns, education and collaboration — together with trusted guidance on how to self-publish well.

ALLi also widely champions the interests of author-publishers, within and outside the publishing industry via major trade shows, events and publications and Director Orna Ross has been named “one of the 100 most influential people in publishing” (The Bookseller).

Our keywords are ethics and excellence in self-publishing.

We have four grades of membership and authors (and author services that are willing to be vetted by our Watchdog Desk) can join the Alliance of Independent Authors at



For interview requests, or any other press enquiries, please contact ALLi Press Officer Valerie Shanley

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Key Voices in ALLi


Founder & Director: Orna Ross

Key Topics: Author-Publishing, ALLi, Rights & Contracts, International and Global Issues


Debbie Young. Picture by Clint Randall

ALLi Blog Commissioning Editor & UK Ambassador: Debbie Young

Key Topics: Open Up to Indie Authors Campaign, Authors4Bookstore Campaign UK



US Ambassador: CJ Lyons

Key Topics: Author-Publishing, Self-Publishing Success, USA



Author Enterprise Advisor: Joanna Penn

Key Topics: Business & Money Matters For Authors


Partner Member Manager: Andrew Lowe

Key Topics: Watchdog, Author Services


Our Advisors

We also work closely with a network of global advisors. Visit our Advisors Page

What Our Member Say

What Our Members Say