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Cheryl N. Strayed

July 6, 2017
BA ‘97, English and women’s studies
Portland, OR

Cheryl Strayed is an award-winning and widely-published author of novels, short stories anthologies, national magazines, and various online forums. She is best known for her second book, the memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, which was translated into 30 languages and later adapted into a major motion picture in 2014. Her book Tiny Beautiful Things debuted as a New York Times Best Seller in 2012 and was made into an off-Broadway play in 2016. Her thoughtfulness comes to life weekly on her podcast from Oregon Public Radio, Dear Sugar.