Beverly Mickins is an actor, writer, storyteller and singer.She has appeared onstage in New York and Los Angeles, and was featured on thirtysomething and Judging Amy. She is the creator and founder of L.A.’s longest running storytelling venue Story Salon, for which she earneda Women in Theater Award. Featured on KABC and KNBC, Story Salon recently published The Story Salon Big Book of Stories, a compilation of 40 original stories. Beverly wrote and performed her successful solo show The Driving Piece, and started the popular Party Pack series, which combines singing and storytelling. She can be heard regularly on Story Salon podcasts at storysalon.com.