CSUCI welcomes Tommy Orange to present his book "There There"

for the annual Campus Reading Celebration

Book cover of There There

Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multi-generational, 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.

Tommy Orange promotional photo


DATE: Spring 2020

TIME: To be determined

LOCATION: Grand Salon

Admission is free for CI students, faculty and staff (with valid CI ID) AND FREE for non-CI students with school ID; $5 for the public. tickets ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES

For more information about the events listed, please contact Events Specialist, Carolyn Shamowski,, (805) 437-3900

The Campus Reading Celebration Task Force, 2018-2019:

Faculty Members:
Kim Vose (Co Chair)
Georgina Guzman (Co Chair)
Catherine Burriss
Raquel Baker
Parul Malik
HyeSun Lee
Jacqueline Reynoso
Staff Members:
Jeannette Edwards
Doreen Hatcher
Stephanie Guerrero
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