Beverly Olevin

Los Angeles, CA 90077-2506

Author's Bio

Beverly Olevin • Writer/Director/Consultant Beverly Olevins's new novel is "The Good Side of Bad." Her last novel was "The Breath of Juno". Her short fiction has been published in literary magazines across the country. Her short story, The Gypsy Moon, was featured in Ms.Magazine. Beverly's play Soundings was produced at the Odyssey Theatre and was a Los Angeles Times critics pick. The World Premiere of her play The Green Room was presented at Theatre Forty 40 in Beverly Hills. She also has numerous non-fiction publications. In 2008, she was Artist-in-Residence for UCLA Extension Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. She teaches courses in Acting and Theatre at UCLA and at the University of Washington. Beverly directs plays in Los Angeles including the award-winning The Manor at Greystone Mansion,which has been running for eight years. She wrote and directed the short dramatic film Fallout in 2008. Her non-fiction publications have sold over a million copies worldwide. Her background also includes work as an Associate Director with the California State Universities and as an Academic Director in Oxford, England. She has an undergraduate degree from UCLA and an MFA from Trinity University. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband Marc and her border collie Sadie.

Publications and Prizes

Sweet Peas
(Juno Press, 1991)
, The Breath of Juno
(Elk Horn Press, 1996)
America West, MacGuffin, Ms. Magazine, Oxford Magazine, Portland Review, Sun Dog

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Last updated: Jul 22, 2010