Podcaster   Author   Teacher

Hi, and thanks for visiting me here!

I’ve been called a Renaissance lady, to which I reply, “thank you.” Others have whispered the words overachiever and perfectionist behind my back, phrases I now take as a compliment. And as for those who call me a dreamer, well, sometimes what they perceive as me dreaming is me creating a plan for my dreams to become a reality. Or, a character has caught me in their silent web of communication, in which case, it’s best not to disturb.

Through my ancestors, I inherited a love of writing, reading, art, and travel, along with a deep sense of social justice and a love of nature and animals. I enjoy stories about people and their relationships with themselves and their communities and how they connect and affect the wider collective.

I believe reading matters because if you can read, you can learn, and if you can learn, you can make a difference in the world. Learning isn’t always connected to academia, but academia is related to reading and writing; they are the twin souls of education.

I invite you to listen to The Bookshop Podcast, read my books, and browse through essays and imagery old and new.

Buy Local. Read Global. Support Your Local Indie Bookshop.


As your Story Hound and writing coach, I’ll be your sounding board, creative consultant, and the voice of encouragement on your good and not so good days.

The Bookshop Podcast with Mandy Jackson-Beverly
Each week in The Bookshop Podcast, we visit a different independent bookshop, delve into what makes each one unique, introduce the wonderful people who work there, and discover what their customers are reading and loving.

Mandy Jackson-Beverly has created a comprehensive universe... Elaborate back stories, detailed accounts of the past, and well layered characters are the trademarks of this talented author who has a writing style that quickly grew on me.

From my blog

Seducing The Muse

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