An award-winning writer, teacher, slam poet and performer, Amber Flame is also a singer and composer for multiple musical projects. Flame’s original writing and music have been published and recorded in many diverse arenas, including Def Jam Poetry, Requiem Press, Wicked Banshee Press, Another Passion, the Dialogist, and Fireign Productions. Her one-woman play, Hands Above the Covers: Hairy Palms & Other Nightmares of a Church Kid, was mounted as an Artist Residency with New City Theater under the auspices of a CityArtist grant through the City of Seattle's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs. Since moving to the Bay Area, Flame has begun working with California Shakespeare Theater Company as a teaching artist and runs the Oakland Slam as slammaster. She performs regularly on musical, slam and literary stages, and works as an activist and organizer for a diverse number of theatrical, cabaret, queer, and POC communities.