The much-anticipated sequel to author Tommy Orange’s acclaimed first
novel, “There There,” will take readers to places they may not have gone
A link to history
His sequel to “There There”
will pick up the lives of the original characters in the aftermath of
the powwow but will also deal heavily with the early history of Indian
It will begin differently than his first novel.
“It definitely doesn’t have a non-fiction tone,” he said. “For instance, I'm speaking from the character of Pratt.”
said one of the characters he follows from the boarding schools will
turn out to be related to Opal Viola, a character from “There There.”
The book will then carry readers into the lives of the modern-day
John Christian Hopkins, a member of the Rhode Island Narragansett Indian Tribe, is a descendant of King Ninigret, patriarch of the tribe’s last hereditary royal family. Hopkins is a career journalist who has worked at newspapers across the U.S. and has been a nationally syndicated columnist for Gannett News Service. He and his wife Sararesa live on her Navajo reservation in Arizona.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 31, 2017) LINK Indigenous Native Poetry collection IN THE VEINS gives power to words Greenfield, Massachusetts  -- “These poet’s words jumped off the page and made their way under my skin, into the chambers of my heart ,” said Editor Patricia Busbee (Cherokee) who has edited the new Native prose and poetry book, IN THE VEINS (Vol. 4, ISBN: 978-0692832646, Publisher: Blue Hand Books, Massachusetts). In the Veins poetry anthology editor Patricia Busbee (adoptee, Cherokee mix) spoke with Dr. Dawn Karima (who also contributed stunning poetry to this book) about Native poetry and our history recently: LISTEN: http://talktainmentradio.com/podcasts/Conversation%20with%20Dawn%20Karima%20042417.mp3