Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Wild, the advice essay collection Tiny Beautiful Things, and the novel Torch. A Pushcart Prize winner, she holds an MFA in fiction writing from Syracuse University and a bachelor' s degree from the University of Minnesota. She's a founding member of VIDA: Women In Literary Arts, and serves on their board of directors. Raised in Minnesota, Strayed now lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, the filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, and their two children.

Books by Cheryl Strayed


Published: September 2013

'One of the best books I've read in the last five or ten years. Wild is angry, brave, sad, self-knowing, redemptive, raw, compelling, and brilliantly written, and I think it's destined to be loved by a lot of people, men and women, for a very long time.' - Nick Hornby

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