Kimberlee Auerbach Berlin is an author, storyteller, writing coach and new mom.
Her personal essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Salon, Good Housekeeping, The Frisky and Seleni. Her memoir, The Devil, The Lovers & Me: My Life in Tarot, was first published in hardcover (Dutton 2007), then in paperback (NAL 2008), and is now available on Kindle.
Kimberlee’s one-woman show, which inspired her memoir, played to sold-out houses at The New York International Fringe Festival in 2005. She is a three-time Moth StorySlam winner, and has performed personal stories throughout New York City at venues such as The Original Improv, The Kraine Theater, Cornelia Street Café and The Bitter End. She was recently in the cast of Listen To Your Mother North Jersey at SOPAC (May 2015).
For the past decade, Kimberlee has focused her attention on teaching writing. She ran in-person and online writing workshops for continuing education programs--Mediabistro, Gotham Writers' Workshop, UCLA Extension Writers' Program, The Open Center, New York Writers Workshop. She has a private practice, working with people on personal essays, manuscripts and book proposals. She recently started working for College Prep 360, helping teenagers with their college essays. She also offers executive functioning coaching for teenagers in need of organization, time management and study strategy through Adolescent Mentoring.
Kimberlee lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, two boys and standard poodle named Gracie.