Vanessa’s Appearances- Audience: Readers & Writers


Upcoming Events

Date & TimeCityVenue
September 23, 2023
AtlantaGlobal Impact Celebration, Storytime, and Book Sales
Central United Methodist Church, 501 Mitchell St SW. Atlanta, GA 30314
October 7, 2023
Peachtree CityAuthor Expo
Peachtree City Library
151 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, GA 30269
October 14, 2023
AcworthAcworth Book & Storytelling Festival
4410 Cherokee Street
Acworth, GA
October 21, 2023
1:00 pm-3:00pm
ConyersCelebrating National Friends of Library
Book Talk- Theme: Friends
Autographing Books - 10% of sales to donate to The Friends of Library
Nancy Guinn Library
864 Green St SW
Conyers, GA

Previous Book Signings/Speaking Events

Juneteenth Celebration Book Vendor & Story Teller, Antioch AME Church Stone Mountain, GA
VPN Book Fair Vendor, Augusta Mini Theater Augusta, GA
Book Worm Bookstore VendorPowder Springs, GA
Conyers Book Festival VendorConyers, GA
SCBWI Southern Breeze Spring Mingle 23, Participant) & VendorAtlanta, GA
Book Launch via Zoom for Grandma, Granddad, We Want to Praise God
Jubilee of Reading Book ConferenceLithonia, GA
Book Vendor at the Juneteenth Celebration: Stone Mountain, GA
The Family Story Workbook by Kris Spisak. Guest Author-Vanessa FortenberryVirtual
Sights & Sounds; Children's Authors Event

Decatur, GA
Friends 2nd Annual Book Fair & Literary Festival:
Friends of the Auburn Avenue Research Library
Atlanta, GA
Decatur Book FestivalDecatur, GA
Christian Authors Guild Hosts: Coffee & Quill Workshop
Woodstock, GA
Write2ignite 2019 ConferenceGreenville County. SC
Local Author FairDouglasville, GA
Kids Writing Workshop: Out with the Book Report: Let’s Book Talk!Douglasville, GA
"Just Write!" Writing WorkshopDouglasville, GA
The Gallery at South DeKalb Mall: Spring into ReadingDeactur, GA
Jubilee of Reading Book Club Conference
DeKalb County Public Library
Stonecrest, GA
Local Author Expo
Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
Conyers, GA
Author Expo
Douglas Public Library
Douglasville, GA
Book Signing
Christian Authors Guild
Woodstock, GA
Author Expo
Villa Rica Public Library
Douglasville, GA
Back to School Book BashAtlanta, GA
Writing Workshop: “Writing 101: The Importance of the 3 R’s” . (Lunch & Learn)
Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
Conyers, GA
Speaker- “Six Keys to Your Writing Success”
Atlanta African American Book Festival
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Writing Workshop- “Just Write” (Lunch & Learn)
Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
Conyers, GA
Book Signing
St. Phillip AME Church
Decatur, GA
Book Signing
Sight and Sounds Black Cultural Expo Museum
Decatur, GA
Children's Author Expo
Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
Conyers, GA
DCPL Author Expo
Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library
Tucker, GA
Jubilee of Reading for Children
Wesley Chapel-WCB Library
Decatur, GA
Spring Into Reading
Gallery of South DeKalb Mall
Decatur, GA
Opelika Book Bash 2018Opelika, AL
Book Launch Event
Nancy Guinn Library
Conyers, GA
Book Launch Event Sights and SoundsDecatur, GA
Author Expo
Nancy Guinn Library
Conyers, GA
Book Launch Event
Stonecrest Chick-fil-A (Outside of the Stonecrest Mall)
Lithonia, GA
Book Launch Event
Wesley Chapel Library
Decatur, GA
Barnes & Noble
Summer Author's Night
Atlanta, GA
Christian Authors on Tour Literary, Writers Forum, Story time, & Book SigningTougaloo, MS
Decatur Book Festival: Society of Children's Books Writers & IllustratorsDecatur, GA
Guest Speaker & Book Signing at Nancy Guinn Memorial LibraryConyers, GA
Write2ignite Writing ConferenceTigerville, SC
Radio Interview with Christian Authors on Tour, Lynn Pinder, T.C. Spellen, and myselfThe Royal Pen Network with author, Kendra Norman Holmes.
Local Authors Expo Meet & Greet Conyers, GA
35th Area IV Leadership Conference Literary Luncheon/Book SigningAtlanta, GA
Theme: "My Story in the Bible"
GateKeepers Ministry Broadcast
Book Signing: Sights and Sounds Black Cultural Expo Museum – Authors Showcase North DeKalb MallDecatur, GA
Local Authors Expo & Book SigningConyers, GA
Local Children's Authors ExpoConyers, GA
Book Exchange
Book Signing
Marietta, GA
Wesley Chapel Library "Just Write" Workshop
Geared for the writer who needs rejuvenation in overcoming obstacles and hurdles and in learning techniques to jump-start the writing process by finding their ingenious voice.
Decatur, GA
Saint Phillip AME Church, Betty Wilson BookstoreAtlanta, GA
FoxTale Book Shoppe’s Emerging AuthorsWoodstock, GA
Prayer & Praise Christian Fellowship
Inspirational and motivational conference
Woodstock, GA
Book Signing: Sights and Sounds Black Cultural Expo Museum – Authors Showcase North DeKalb MallDecatur, GA
Career Day: Hawthorne Elementary SchoolAtlanta, GA
Career Day: Venetian Hills & Beecher Hills Elementary SchoolsAtlanta, GA
Christian Authors Guild Writers Conference: Devotion - "Unpack Your Talents,"Marietta, GA
Career Day: Stoneview ElementaryDecatur, GA
Writing Workshops: "Lunch & Learn," Demopolis Public LibraryDemopolis, AL
Writing Workshop - "The Importance of the Three Rs (WRITING, RESEARCH, & REVISING)" and "Just Write!" Luverne Public LibraryLuverne, AL
Book Launch: "Literature and Libraries: Influencing Children’s Lives through Life Lesson Stories," Wesley Chapel Public LibraryDecatur, GA
Christian Authors Guild: "Six Keys to Your Writing Success," Woodstock, GA
The Importance of the Three Rs (WRITING, RESEARCH, & REVISING)," Wesley Chapel Public LibraryDecatur, GA