Amber Tamblyn & Yo La Tengo to Headline Poetry Concert

By Maryann Yin 

Dark SparklerThe Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress Amber Tamblyn landed a deal for her third book of poetry. Harper Perennial will release Dark Sparkler on April 7th.

Poet Diane di Prima wrote a foreword for this project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the poems were inspired by “the lives and untimely deaths of well-known actresses, including Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Frances Farmer, Sharon Tate, Thelma Todd, and Brittany Murphy.”

Housing Works Bookstore Café will host a special performance event for this book on April 6th. Tamblyn will deliver poetry readings while Yo La Tengo plays instrumental music. Dorothea Lasky will serve as the host. (via