Victor LaValle is the author of Slapboxing with Jesus, a book of stories, and two novels, The Ecstatic and Big Machine. His newest work, The Devil in Silver, is forthcoming in Summer 2012. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowhsip and the key to Southeast Queens.
“Big Machine,” a new novel by Victor LaValle, portrays a world framed by conspiracy, intrigue and double-dealing....▶
Whiting Writers' Award
LaValle won this award for emerging writers....▶
“I always start with first lines first,” replies writer Victor LaValle when quizzed about how his brilliant, brazen stories are created....▶