Event

In Conversation with Tommy Orange

Friday, November 1, 6:30 pm | James Moore Theater
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a very special event featuring acclaimed author and 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist Tommy Orange and Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Samuel Getachew for a discussion around Orange’s award-winning novel, There There. The novel tells the story of Native Americans living in Oakland, revealing a complex and real landscape of the Native experience in the Bay Area past and present. 

This event is free and open to the public. Presented in partnership with the Oakland Public Library.