Amber Tamblyn

New York, United States

Member Since: 01/18/2013

Amber Tamblyn has been a writer and actress since the age of eleven and has received Emmy, Golden Globe, and Independent Spirit Award nominations for her work in television and film. Tamblyn first came to national attention in General Hospital, followed by a starring role on the prime-time series Joan of Arcadia and an extended arc on the medical drama House M.D. Her feature film work includes roles in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and 127 Hours. She is the author of three books of poetry: “Free Stallion” (Simon & Schuster),  “Bang Ditto” (Manic D. Press) and the critically acclaimed, “Dark Sparkler” (Harper Perennial). She is the creator of the annual poetry series, The Drums Inside Your Chest ( and co-founded the nonprofit, Write Now Poetry Society ( which curates unique poetry showcases in an effort to excite and broaden poetry audiences. Recently Tamblyn wrote and directed her first feature film,  an adaptation of the novel by Janet Fitch, “Paint It Black”. The film stars two time Oscar nominee Janet Mcteer, Alia Shawkat and Alfred Molina. Amber lives in New York and Los Angeles.




Twitter Username: @ambertamblyn


  • Free Stallion , Simon & Schuster (May 4, 2005)
  • Bang Ditto , Manic D. Press (February 9, 2009)


  • Borders Book Award for breakout Writing(2006)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting, Poetry