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There There: Meet the Author

Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange is a 2014 MacDowell Fellow and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow.  He is a graduate of the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. An enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, he was born and raised in Oakland, California. He now lives in Angels Camp, California, with his wife and son.


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Tommy Orange on "There, There" at the 2018 Miami Book Fair

PBS News Hour: 'Writing out of a loneliness,' novelist explores the range of native experiences

Tommy Orange discusses his book, "There, There" at Politics and Prose at the Wharf on 6/25/18