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Amber Tamblyn is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Indepdendent Spirit Award nominated actress and writer. She is most recognised for her performance as Joan in the CBS series Joan of Arcadia, and recently appeared opposite James Franco in Danny Boyle's 2010 film 127 Hours. Amber has also been publishing poetry since the age of 12, with her first work, 'Kill Me So Much', appearing in The San Francisco Chronicle. In the years that followed she self-published two collections of poetry, art and photography, before her debut collection Free Stallion, collecting over a decade's work, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2005, winning the Borders award for 'Breakout Writing' in 2006. Alongside publishing her poetry in numerous publications, Amber is also Executive Producer of 'The Drums Inside Your Chest', an annual poetry concert, and Co-Founder of the non-profit organisation Write Now Poetry Society.