Amber Tamblyn is an author, actress and director. She’s been nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for her work in television and film, including “House M.D.” and “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.” She is the author of 3 books of poetry including the critically acclaimed best seller, “Dark Sparkler.” Her debut novel “Any Man” will be released in the summer of 2018. Most recently she wrote and directed the feature film, “Paint it Black”, based on the novel by Janet Fitch, which is out on Netflix. She reviews books of poetry by women for Bust Magazine, is a poet in residence at Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls and is a contributing writer for The New York Times. She is an avid proponent of equity and a founding signatory of the Time’s Up Movement. She lives in New York.