Brian Allain provides marketing services for authors and organizations, and leads Writing for Your Life, a resource center for spiritual writers. His work includes the Publishing in Color conference series, which is intended to increase the number of books published by spiritual writers of color. Allain has developed and led spiritual writers' conferences at Princeton Theological Seminary, Drew Theological Seminary, Western Theological Seminary, Belmont University, and New Brunswick Seminary. Previously, he served as founding director of the Frederick Buechner Center, where he led the launch of Buechner's online presence and established several new programs and strategic partnerships. He also led the DIY-publishing effort for the book Buchner 101: An Introduction to Frederick Buechner.