Actress, Director, #TimesUp Co-Founder, and author of Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution
Amber Tamblyn is an author, actress and director. She is passionate in her fight for women’s rights as an unrelenting voice in the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements.
Amber has been nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for her work in television and film. She is the author of six books, including the most recent critically acclaimed non-fiction memoir, Era of Ignition: Coming of Age During a Time of Rage and Revolution. In a starred review by Booklist, Era of Ignition is described as, “required reading for the resistance, and nothing short of sensational.”
Amber wrote and directed the feature film, “Paint it Black,” based on the novel by Janet Fitch which is now on Netflix. She also reviews books of poetry by women for Bust Magazine and is poet in residence at Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls.
As an avid proponent of equity, Amber is a founding member of the Time’s Up movement. She is a contributing writer for the New York Times and has written several powerful op-eds regarding Time’s Up and #MeToo, including “I’m Not Ready for the Redemption of Men,” “I’m Done with Not Being Believed,” and “Redefining the Red Carpet.”