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Common Read 2019-2020: There There: Tommy Orange

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Tommy Orange is a recent graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. He is a 2014 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California, and currently lives in Angels Camp, California.

Follow him on Twitter: @thommyorange

Tommy Orange Reading Excerpts & Being Interviewed About There There

Other Interviews with Tommy Orange and Works By Him