Cheryl Strayed is a memoirist, novelist, and essayist. She is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, the memoir Wild (soon to be a feature film) and Tiny Beautiful Things, and the novel Torch.
Due to the size of the venue, we are sorry to say that there will not be a book-signing following the lecture. University Bookstore will have/has limited amount of signed books available for sale. We thank you for your understanding.
In 2012, Wild, about Strayed’s 1,100-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, was selected to be the inaugural book in Oprah’s Book Club 2.0.
She has been the writer behind the popular “Dear Sugar” advice column since 2010. Her essays have been published in such magazines as The Washington Post Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and Allure.
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar (2012)
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (2012)
Torch (2006) – finalist for the Great Lakes Book Award; selected by the Oregonian as one of the top ten books by writer living in the Pacific Northwest
“Dear Sugar,” The Rumpus.net
Cheryl Strayed talks about her bestselling memoir, WILD
Oprah Talks to Cheryl Strayed About Walking Her Way to Peace and Forgiveness
From Lost to Found: Cheryl Strayed’s Journey in Photos
The Washington Post: “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail” by Cheryl Strayed
The New Yorker: The Advice Columnist We Deserve