Victor LaValle reads ‘Long Distance’

Victor LaValle

Click on the player below to listen to Victor LaValle read his essay ‘Long Distance’. It is about the ‘most loving relationship’ of his early twenties – conducted solely by telephone – and on having sex in a new body, after losing 155 pounds.



Victor LaValle is author of the novels Slapboxing with Jesus and Big Machine. ‘Long Distance’ is printed in Granta 110: Sex.