Kimberlee Auerbach Berlin is an author, storyteller and writing coach. Her personal essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Salon, Good Housekeeping, CNN, Selini, Ravishly and The Frisky. Her memoir, The Devil, The Lovers & Me, was published in hardcover (Dutton 2007), 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 most recently in the cast of Listen To Your Mother North Jersey at SOPAC (May 2015).
Kimberlee spent the past decade running in-person and online writing workshops for continuing education programs--Mediabistro, Gotham Writers' Workshop, UCLA Extension Writers' Program, The Open Center, and New York Writers Workshop. She recently shifted her efforts towards teenagers, helping them write college essays and develop better study strategies. Working as a lead writing specialist at College Prep 360 for the past four years, Kimberlee has helped students get into top schools, such as Duke, MIT, Harvard, The University of Michigan, The University of Pennsylvania, Princeton and Georgetown.
Kimberlee lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, two boys and standard poodle named Gracie.