Winter Session Event featuring writer Tommy Orange
Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 04:00pm - 05:00pm

Join us for this fantastic virtual event with Tommy Orange. Orange is an AmeTommy Orange c Elena Seibert e1610399632794 200x200rican novelist and writer from Oakland, California. His first book There There was one of the finalists for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize and received the 2019 American Book Award. Orange is a citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He attended Institute of American Indian Arts and earned the Masters in Fine Arts.

Along with the national bestseller, Orange has written for Esquire, McSweeney’s, Zoetrope: All-Story, Zyzzyva and many other literary journals.

Orange received the John Leonard Prize in 2018, awarded for an author’s first book in any genre. In 2019, Orange also received the PEN/Hemingway Award, which is dedicated to first time authors of full-length fiction books, and the American Book Award, denoting "outstanding literary achievement."

There There also received nominations for various other recognitions, including the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the Audie Award for Multi-voiced Performance, and two from Goodreads Choice Awards: Best Fiction and Best Debut Goodreads Author.

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