Amber Benson is a “maker of things.” A prolific writer, she is the author of the Calliope Reaper-Jones urban fantasy series for Penguin, the Echo Park Coven series, and the middle-grade book Among The Ghosts, for Simon and Schuster.

Behind the camera, she co-directed the Slamdance feature film Drones, and (co-wrote) and directed the BBC animated series The Ghosts of Albion. In her previous incarnation as an actor, Benson spent three years as Tara Maclay on the cult television series Buffy The Vampire Slayer and has guest-starred on numerous series, including Supernatural and Grey’s Anatomy.

Amber does not own a television.