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Amber Tamblyn is the author of Dark Sparkler (Harper Collins, 2015). She has been an actress since the age of nine and lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

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From Dark Sparkler (Harper Perennial, 2015) by Amber Tamblyn. Copyright © 2015 by Amber Tamblyn. Used with permission of the author.

From Dark Sparkler (Harper Perennial, 2015) by Amber Tamblyn. Copyright © 2015 by Amber Tamblyn. Used with permission of the author.

Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn is the author of Dark Sparkler (Harper Collins, 2015). She has been an actress since the age of nine and lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

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I took a break from writing about the dead
and drinking from writing about the dead
to walk around my childhood neighborhood.
Everything’s for rent. Or for sale, for ten
times the amount it’s worth.

Palm trees are planted in front of a mural
of palm trees under the Ocean Park Bridge.