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Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, received the 2018 PEN America Hemingway Award for distinguished new novel, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. Orange is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California.