Zaneta Varnado Johns

Love is a noun and a verb... I prefer the verb.



Zaneta Varnado Johns is a 2X bestselling author. Her 2020 debut book, Poetic Forecast: Reflections on Life's Promises, Storms, and Triumphs, topped Amazon's Bestseller List at #1 in six categories and reached #3 in another. Johns is a contributing author in the #1 international bestseller Voices of the 21st Century: Resilient Women Who Rise and Make a Difference (WSA Publishing, February 2021). She is also a co-author in Jane Austen- an anthology of thoughts & opinions (PurpleStone Press, June 2021). Believing that every word shared is an opportunity to love, Zan's writing will agitate, inspire, and comfort while prompting the reader to celebrate and reach out to others. Her poems appear in Fine Lines Literary Journal- Summer 2021, as well as in her Voices of the 21st Century and Jane Austen collaborations.

This former human resources leader spent twenty-nine rewarding years at the University of Colorado. Zan was recognized as one of the University of Colorado's Women Who Make a Difference. Zan simply enjoys life and her circle of family and friends. She is energized by writing poetry, quotes, and other creative expressions. She is a wife, mother and proud grandmother who lives in Westminster, Colorado.


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