Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed

Associate Fellow at the Attic Institute of Arts and Letters

Cheryl Strayed's memoir, Wild, was published by Knopf to great acclaim in 2012. Her novel, Torch, was published by Houghton Miflin in 2006 and was selected by the Oregonian as one of the top ten books of the year by writers living in the Pacific Northwest.

Cheryl's personal essays have appeared in The New York Times magazine, The Washington Post magazine, the Sun, Allure, Self, Brain, Child, and other places and have twice been included in the Best American Essays. 

On Valentine's Day in 2012, in San Franscisco, Cheryl announced that since 2010 she has been the anonymous writer, "Sugar," of the Dear Sugar advice column on the Rumpus. 

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