Creative Writers Series: Tommy Orange Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7 – 8pm
Creative Writers Series: Tommy Orange
Campus Location:Peter J. Shields Library
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Event Type:Arts and Entertainment, Free Events, Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Creative Writing Program, Department of English

Tommy Orange’s first novel, There There, is forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf. He has been a MacDowell Fellow, a Writing by Writers Fellow and a Yaddo Fellow. A native of Oakland, California, he is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes and earned a MFA in Creative Writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts. 

The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis brings to campus writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage, several producing socially and politically-connected work.

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