Welcome to the website of Vanora Franklin Legaux!

Vanora F. Legaux

Vanora Franklin Legaux, a long time, story loving, storytelling native of New Orleans, is a  Past President, and presently Executive Director of the National Association of Black Storytellers, Inc. (NABS). Founder of the Stronger Hope Biblical Storytelling Guild; a member of Cenla Storytelling Guild, National Storytelling Network, and the Network of Biblical Storytellers; She is the Griot for the Southern Region Youth Affiliates of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

She delights many with her wealth of woven tales. Among them are her personal favorite works: The Autobiography of Della Foster- One Step at A Time (true story of her 107 year old grandmother); Evelyn Teasing Tan & Big Sis; and For Sisters Whose Month Outlast Their Money.

Vanora is a retired teacher and counselor with 33 years of service in the Orleans Parish School system, a member of the National Black Women’s Health Imperative, and a life member of  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.