Pen Pals

Tommy Orange

Rescheduled - A Virtual Event

September 24, 2020 AT 7:30 PM

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. The book is one of the most celebrated novels of the last year, having received a National Book Critics Circle Award and a PEN/Hemingway award, as well as being named one of the top ten books of 2018 by The New York Times and others. Orange is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, Calif. For this event, Tommy Orange will be joined in conversation by Minnesota author and Professor of Ojibwe Anton Treuer.

Proceeds from this event benefit Friends of the Hennepin County Library. 

Tickets & Access

  • This online event will use the Zoom webinar platform. If you have not used Zoom before, you may consider referencing Getting Started with Zoom.
  • Ticket sales for this lecture closed at 4:00 p.m. on the afternoon of the event.
  • The 72-hour window for ticket holders to view the on-demand recording closed at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 27.
  • View the digital Event Guide here.
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