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Craftwork with Victor LaValle

Wednesday May 25, 2011
07:00 pm

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Craftwork


Free to Members and Subscribers to One Story

$8 General Admission or Donation of a Book to our Books for NYC Schools Program

 

This event, part of our ongoing series of talks by some of today’s most exciting writers on the nuts and bolts of creating great fiction, was presented in partnership with One Story.

Victor LaValle’s writing has been compared to Thomas Pynchon, Ralph Ellison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Edgar Allen Poe. Discover the secrets of the author of Big Machine.

 

Victor LaValle is the author of the short story collection Slapboxing with Jesus and two novels, The Ecstatic and Big Machine. He has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Whiting Writers' Award, a United States Artists Ford Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the key to Southeast Queens. He was raised in Queens, New York. Visit his website