The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Tommy Orange, Fiction Writer

The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Tommy Orange, Fiction Writer

Date and Time

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Theatre

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

Cost

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Details

The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series reading with Tommy Orange, fiction writer, is on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at 6 p.m. in Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre. Cosponsored by USD's Office of the Tribal Liaison. A Q&A, dessert reception and book signing will follow the reading.

Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multigenerational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few of us have ever seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. There There was one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year, and won the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. 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 Angel’s Camp, California.

Cosponsored by the Cropper Center for Creative Writing and USD's Office of the Tribal Liaison.

 

Tommy Orange portrait and book cover of national bestseller THERE THERE

This event is open to the public

Post Contact

Brad Melekian
melekian@sandiego.edu
619-260-2906