Amber Massie-Blomfield is an arts professional and literary non-fiction writer. She was Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive of Camden People's Theatre from 2014 - 2018, where she was selected by the Evening Standard as one of ‘18 Women to Inspire the Next Generation’ on International Day of the Girl 2017, and received a Special Achievement Award at the 2018 Off West End Awards. She is a fellow of the University of London and the Royal Society of the Arts.
Her writing has appeared in titles including The Independent, The Guardian, The Pool, and she is a regular contributor and columnist for The Stage. She appears frequently in the media and at events, usually talking about the power of the arts.
Having worked in the theatre sector for over a decade, in 2018 she published her first book, Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die (Penned in the Margins). Combining memoir, travel writing and cultural criticism, it told the stories of twenty astonishing and unexpected theatres across the UK. The book received extensive press coverage in titles including The Independent, The Evening Standard, Times Literary Supplement, The Stage, BBC Six Music, BBC London; it received the Society of Authors' Michael Meyer Award and Gladstone Library’s Politics-in-Residence Prize. She lives in Brighton and is working on her next book.