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Off-site: Victor LaValle

Literati is thrilled to be the partner-bookseller for the Zell Visiting Writers Series, presented by the Helen Zell Writers' Program, which brings world-renowned poets and fiction writers to Helmut Stern Auditorium in the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Victor LaValle is the author of the short story collection Slapboxing with Jesus, three novels, The Ecstatic, Big Machine, and The Devil in Silver, and two novellas, Lucretia and the Kroons and The Ballad of Black Tom. 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. He was raised in Queens, New York. He now lives in Washington Heights with his wife and kids. He teaches at Columbia University.

Event date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:30pm
Event address: 
University of Michigan Museum of Art
525 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Ballad of Black Tom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765387868
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Published: St. Martins Press-3pl - February 16th, 2016