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Events Calendar for Vanta M. Black

Saturday, November 19, 2016


9:00am to Noon


CBS Radford Studio Lot, 4024 Radford Ave., Studio City, CA 91604




Speed Mentoring: Publishing

Student Recruitment and Outreach Mixer for those interested in the publishing industry


Black Chateau Enterprises, the publishing and marketing company behind Vanta M. Black's Oubliette—A Forgotten Little Place, is proud to be a participating sponsor of the Alliance for Women in Media SoCal's (AWM SoCal) Speed Mentoring for Publishing event.


Speed Mentoring is a popular tradition with AWM SoCal and draws participants from all over the media industry. Similar to speed dating in structure, it gives industry experts the opportunity to share knowledge and advice with students, recent graduates, or anyone transitioning in their career.



October 28 through 30th, 2016


Fri. Oct 28, 2016 at 5:00pm - Sun. Oct 30, 2016 at 4:00pm PDT


Los Angeles Convention Center




Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo

Exhibiting authors include:

Vanta M. Black


A large-scale, multi-media and pop-culture oriented convention featuring sci-fi, super heroes, horror, and more.


The annual event is hosted by Stan Lee and Elvira, Mistrress of the Dark. This growing con is known as a quickly-growing geek and pop-culture events.


In addition to panels and signings, it features an exhibition area with comics, books, art, toys and other unique merchandise. Vanta M. Black, courtesy of Black Chateau Enterprises, will be there to greet fans and sign copies of her book, Oubliette—A Forgotten Little Place.



October 23rd, 2016


Sunday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm PST


Courtyard Marriott 9619 Mariposa Road, Hesperia, CA 92345




Nevermore Enterprises 3rd Annual Horror Book Festival

Exhibiting authors include:

Vanta M. Black


The festivities include an actor impersonation of Edgar Allan Poe and readings from a master medium and psychic. Anyone who purchases a book from any of the attending authors will be entered to win a free reading.


Located at the Courtyard Marriott in Hesperia, California, the cost is just $10.00 per person and $5.00 for children under 12.


Additionally, the book fest features an exhibition area with authors and  books. Vanta M. Black will be there with her book, Oubliette—A Forgotten Little Place.



Thursday, October 13, 2016


7pm to 8:30pm


1010 Foothill Blvd. La Canada Flintridge, CA  91011





The Dark Universe

A Panel of Horror Authors

moderated by Vanta M. Black


Featuring authors: Brad C. Hodson, Lisa Morton and Kevin Wetmore.


In keeping with the Halloween spirit, on Thursday, October 13, at 7 P.M., Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse presents a panel discussion, THE DARK UNIVERSE, featuring four Los Angeles area horror authors.


The event is moderated by Vanta M. Black, author of Oubliette—A Forgotten Little Place. She is joined by novelist and screenwriter Brad C. Hodson; screenwriter and Halloween expert Lisa Morton; and actor, theater professor and comedian Kevin Wetmore. They share insights about their books and discuss horror/science fiction writing genres – with a Halloween twist to celebrate the season.



Saturday, October 1st


10am to 4:00pm


Victorville Fall Festival

14343 Civic Drive, Victorville, CA



Victorville Fall Festival

The First High Desert Book Festival


Vanta M. Black and her book Oubliette—A Forgotten Little Place is part of the first High Desert Book Fest, which is part of the annual Victorville Fall Festival.


The festival includes lectures and book signings by guest authors. Booths with information on writing and publishing, plus speakers presentations.


Black will be there signing hard and paperback copies of her book during the one-day festival, which is free to attend.



September 9, 10, 11, 2016


Sedona Book & Arts Festival




 Vanta M. Black Exhibits at Sedona Book & Arts Festival


This unique festival features a wide array of activities. In addition to Vanta M. Black and her book Oubliette—A Forgotten Little Place, there will be other authors and artists in attendance.


This festival includes: literary, theatrical, & visual arts workshops for those interested in learning more about books and their favorite authors.


The Sedona Book & Arts festival shines a spotlight on the spirit of imagination through reading.



Friday, July 22nd, 2016


Book Signing at Barnes & Noble


4001 California Avenue

Bakersfield, CA 93309



Presented by Black Château Publishing



 Vanta M. Black Book Signing at

Barnes & Noble


Author Vanta M. Black comes to Bakersfield for a book signing and meet and greet. The break-through writer penned the book Oubliette—A Forgotten Little Place. Praised as American Horror Story meets  Game of Thrones, this paranormal thriller is captivating readers around the world as it is inspired by true events and historical accounts.


The event happens at Barnes & Noble, 4001 California Avenue, Bakersfield, CA from 4pm to 6pm on Friday, July 22nd. Ideal for an after work stop to grab summer reading material, the signing will also feature giveaways and insightful paranormal conversation with Vanta M. Black.




Saturday and Sunday, April 9th and 10th, 2016


The LA Times Festival of Books

University of Southern California (USC) Campus.

Saturday May 21, 2016


Beach-Bound Book Brunch

The Anchor

235 Main Street, Venice, CA 90291


Presented by Black Château Publishing



 Vanta M. Black

Joins an Array of Southern California Authors for this Unique Event


Vanta M. Black, author of Oubliette – A Forgotten Little Place joins  fellow authors Lisa Goich, Gina Cavalier, Valerie Alexander, Mike Robinson, and Almney King  for brunch on the patio at The Anchor.


Tickets just $25.00 per person. Includes a selection from The Anchor's Spring Brunch Menu, bottomless mimosas, Micheladas or Soju Bloody Marys, (or a non-alcoholic beverage) and a special beach-themed gift bag.


All authors will discuss their books to help you make your summer reading selections. The conversation is hosted by Phil Giangrande from Seated at the Writer's Table.



Sponsored by Prophecy Girl Films and Seated at the Writer's Table


Saturday and Sunday, April 9th and 10th, 2016


The LA Times Festival of Books

University of Southern California (USC) Campus.


 Vanta M. Black

at the LA Times Festival of Books


Vanta M. Black, author of Oubliette – A Forgotten Little Place will be at booth number 186 during the LA Times Festival of Books. Singed copies of the book, along with a special gift with purchase, available


This iconic Los Angeles event features music, food, culture, art and fun. Plus lots of books! Visit Vanta and find out more about her break-out novel Oubliette at the LA Times Festival of Books.



Sponsored by Black Chateau Publishing.


Sunday, March 20, 2016


The Secret Rose Theater, NoHo Arts District

11246 W. Magnolia Blvd.

North Hollywood, CA


7PM to 10:30PM

Prophecy Girl Films Presents An Evening with Vanta M. Black


An intimate event designed for writers, authors, and fans of the written word in all its forms.


During the discussion Vanta M. Black will focus on how to conduct research for historical fiction, the development of a genre novel, the process of publishing and marketing a book in today's competitive environment, as well as the challenges of writing a book with the goal of turning it into a film or series.


Moderated by Phil Giangrande, the host of the hit show Seated at the Writer’s Table. Book signing and and special prizes offered to attendees.


Thursday, February 11, 2016


Seated at the Writer's Table

Radio Show and Podcast


Available Now!

Vanta M. Black Is

Seated at the Writer's Table


Hosted by literary luminary  Phil Giangrande, Seated at the Writer's Table is the pinnacle platform for writers, authors, and publishers.


Listen to the interview as Phil and Vanat discuss topics like theme, foreshadowing and classic story structure. If you want a peak behind the curtain to see the inner workings of what it takes to invoke terror and suspense in writing, then this is the show for you.


Oubliette — A Forgotten Little Place copyright © 2016 by Vanta M. Black.

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