Wednesday, October 31, 7pm
Washington University Women's Building Formal Lounge
Victor LaValle is the author of the short story collection Slapboxing with Jesus, four novels — The Ecstatic, Big Machine, The Devil in Silver, and The Changeling — and two novellas, Lucretia and the Kroons and The Ballad of Black Tom. He is also the creator and writer of a comic book Victor LaValle's DESTROYER.
He has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Whiting Writers' Award, a United States Artists Ford Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Shirley Jackson Award, an American Book Award, and the key to Southeast Queens.
Pre-lecture reception, 5:45 pm. Book signing to follow the lecture.
This event is presented by Washington University. For more information, please visit www.frankenstein200.wustl.edu.