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Cheryl Strayed: A Benefit for PlayWrite

  • Newmark Theatre 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR, 97205 United States (map)

Join us for an exciting evening at the Newmark Theatre! Cheryl will be interviewed on-stage by PlayWrite founder Bruce Livingston.

All proceeds to benefit PlayWrite, Inc.

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Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD, as well as the advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS and the novel TORCH. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages around the world. WILD was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. The movie adaptation of WILD was released in 2014. The film is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and stars Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl and Laura Dern as Cheryl's mother Bobbi, with a screenplay by Nick Hornby. Strayed's essays have been published in The Best American Essays, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, The Missouri Review, The Sun, Tin House, Glamour, and other magazines. She is also a regular columnist for the New York Time Book Review. Strayed is the co-host, along with Steve Almond, of the WBUR podcast Dear Sugar Radio, which originated with her popular Dear Sugar advice column on The Rumpus. Strayed holds an MFA in fiction writing from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, the filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, and their two delightful children.