Vault of Midnight

219 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Past Events

April 13, 2019: Leaving Richard’s Valley Signing

Michael DeForge appears at Vault of Midnight on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 7 PM for a reading and book signing to launch Leaving Richard’s Valley, his new graphic novel from Drawn & Quarterly!

Leaving Richard’s Valley documents a group of forest creatures attempting to survive in the big city after being forced out of their cultish community– what unfolds is an entertaining meditation on the meaning of community and the many forms it takes.

Feb. 22, 2019: Nate Powell Signing

Vault of Midnight Ann Arbor is excited to present a signing with artist Nate Powell on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7 PM.

Together with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, Powell assembled one of the most powerful and celebrated graphic novels in recent memory with March, a three-part autobiography of the legendary civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis.

Vault of Midnight will be hosting Nate Powell on Friday evening, February 22nd for a book signing. Besides his groundbreaking and lauded work on the March trilogy, Powell is an Ignatz and Eisner award winning graphic novelist whose book Swallow Me Whole took the industry by storm in 2008 and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize. Powell is also the first and only cartoonist ever to win the National Book Award. His most recent title, Come Again (2018), a 1970s supernatural drama set in the Ozarks, presents a haunting tale of intimacy, guilt, and collective amnesia.

Nov. 24, 2018: Go to Sleep, Little Creep Signing

Writer David Quinn will be entering the hallowed halls of Vault of Midnight Ann Arbor on Saturday, November 24th from noon till 3:00 PM to promote his latest work, Go to Sleep, Little Creep.

A bedtime story unlike any other, Go to Sleep, Little Creep is the perfect storybook companion for any young enthusiast of the macabre and weird. A rhyming picture book detailing the nightly pre-bedtime routines of all your favorite monsters, this is sure to be a Fall all-ages staple.

Nov. 21, 2018: Girl Town Signing

Carolyn Nowak appears at Vault of Midnight on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 6 PM to promote her new book Girl Town!

Nowak is an Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist whose work explores the tender intricacies of female friendship, loneliness, and all the other personal pangs of being a human. Girl Town collects both new work and her celebrated short stories “Radishes” and “Diana’s Electric Tongue” with vibrant coloring.

In addition to her new collection, Nowak’s cartooning has been featured in Lumberjanes and is a recurring guest on Vault’s in-house podcast, Super Skull.

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    Monday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Thursday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Friday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.