Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Taped Interview:  The Writer’s Haven Show with V. Helena

Ongoing on the Writer’s Haven Show website (S1 E2) and YouTube


Friday, October 20, 2017

“Nubian Ladies Book Club,” Manassas, Virginia

Discussing VANESSA – a Love Story


Sunday, November 12, 2017

“Second Sunday Book Club,”  Annapolis, Maryland

Writing Workshop, “The Art and Act of Memoir Writing,” facilitated by Sandra Manigault


November 25, 2017 – December 8,  2017

Christmas Book Special for Vanessa – a Love Story

This site only:  All details on blog post for November 25th.


Saturday, December 2, 2017

Delta Sigma Theta “Red Carpet” Event, Woodbridge, Virginia

Introduction of VANESSA – a Love Story


Sunday, January 14, 2018 

“Second Sunday Book Club,” Annapolis, Maryland

A VANESSA Book Event.  Discussion and Review


Saturday, February 24, 2018  (tentative date)  POSTPONED!!!

The  VANESSA “Red Dress” Party

Location/Future Date to be announced.


Saturday, March 10, 2018

Forum:  The Women’s Forum of Fredericksburg, VA

Location:  James Monroe High School, Fredericksburg, VA.

Sandra will present two workshops:  Is There a Book in You? (Block 1) and Should My Child Take the SAT or ACT?  (Block 3)                                                  You may register at  Your fee of $20 includes lunch.  (You may also register at the door on the day of this event.)



Friday and Saturday, September 14th & 15th


2018 Black Authors and Readers Rock Weekend                                                                                                                                                                                Location:  The Harborside Hotel ~ 6400 Oxon Hill Road ~ Oxon Hill Maryland.  (near National Harbour)                                                                                                      A two-day literary conference for authors and readers.                                                                                     Sandra will be one of the featured authors.