Black Chateau

Black Chateau

We Believe in Storytellers.

1901 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, California 90067, United States

Black Chateau Overview

Number of Employees
Under 49
Minimal Budget
$10,000 - $25,000
Average Hourly Rate
Year Founded
Black Château is a full-service and multi-award winning marketing and public relations firm. The company specializes in promoting authors, books, small press, personality brands, and creative individuals from around the world with a full-spectrum of services. A virtual company, office locations are in Southern California, Oklahoma, and everywhere our team roams. The company’s motto is: We believe in storytellers.

Black Château’s sister company, Books That Make You, is a multi-media brand that promotes books through its website, social media, and award-winning radio show/podcast.

The BookFest® is also an extension of Black Château. This Webby Award-nominated online event was created in early 2020 and is now held twice a year. An online bookish adventure, it features panels, conversations, and an array of activities for booklovers, authors and the writing community.

Black Château, Books That Make You, and The BookFest were founded by Desireé Duffy. The three provide promotional opportunities for authors and the writing community in an ever-evolving world.
1901 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, California 90067, United States
Other Locations
3705 Crail Drive, Norman, Oklahoma 73072, United States
199 W 6th St, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101, United States

Black Chateau Portfolio

  • Black Chateau - The BookFest
    Web Development
    The BookFest

Black Chateau Team Bios

  • Founder
    Desireé Duffy
    Desireé Duffy is the Founder of Black Château. Her expansive marketing, event production, broadcast, and public relations background, mixed with her passion for storytelling, led her to found the multi-award-winning, full-service marketing and public relations firm, Black Château, in 2016.
  • Director of Marketing Communication & Project Management
    Bree Swider
    Director of Marketing Communication & Project Management
    In the dual role of Director of Marketing Communication and Project Manager, Bree brings her skillset to oversee advertising content creation, campaign roll-outs, producing and updating blog posts, articles, email marketing, as well as monitoring client calendars and book launches.
  • Head of Operations
    Dave Duffy
    Head of Operations
    Dave Duffy skillfully masters the intersection between technology and operations. He is a data expert who puts the numbers behind the strategies and promotions of the company.

Black Chateau Clients

  • The Vision Quest Series
  • Double Blind
  • Fine
  • The Retirement Mirage
  • Intermittent Fasting for Dummies
  • Surviving Remote Work
  • The Commander
  • Tears of Change
  • Grownup Guide to Effective Crankiness
  • A Wistful Tale

Black Chateau Awards

  • Black Chateau - Award 1
  • Black Chateau - Award 2
  • Black Chateau - Award 3
  • Black Chateau - Award 4
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  • Black Chateau - Award 9

Black Chateau Press Mentions