We’ve come a long way from Dear Abby and Ann Landers, says Megan Marz in an essay for The Point, in which she looks at a younger generation of columnists that includes Cheryl Strayed, Heather Havrilesky, and Kristen Dombek. And speaking...Show More Summary
Before we get to today’s sales, there are some great Kindle Daily Deals today ranging from $1.99-$4.99. Titles include Wild by Cheryl Strayed, Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding, and Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell!
Welcome to The Sweetest Debut, a new and regular installment in which we reach out to debut (or near-debut, we’re flexible!) fiction, poetry and nonfiction authors working with presses of all sizes and find out about their pop culture diets, their writing habits, and their fan-fiction fantasies. Today we hear from Lindsay King-Miller, whose Ask […]
“Cheryl Strayed is really interesting. She’s very sure of herself, confident, a very healthy enlightened person. I am much more of a wreck that she is. I think both have a lot of wisdom to share, but her style is different because I think she’s had her shit together for much longer than I have, […]
The writer on how her greeting to a bison led to an unexpected, and heart-pounding, experience.
Several well-known authors contributed pieces to this book including Cheryl Strayed, Roxane Gay, Jennifer Weiner, Malinda Lo, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen.
Stephen King and 400 other notable writers, including Cheryl Strayed and Amy Tan, penned “an open letter to the American people” about why they are opposed to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The letter is posted at Literary Hub, a website that describes itself as “a site readers can rely on for smart, engaged,... Show More Summary
Some 470 US writers — including big names like Stephen King, Amy Tan, Dave Eggers, Cheryl Strayed, and Pulitzer Prize–winner Junot Díaz — have signed an online petition to oppose the candidacy of Donald Trump for president.
More Than 400 Writers Sign Petition Protesting Donald Trump A group of more than 400 writers, including big names such as Stephen King, David Eggers, Amy Tan, Junot Diaz and Cheryl Strayed, released an online petition on Tuesday to express...
Donald Trump just lost the Iowa Writers' Workshop. On Tuesday, more than 400 literary luminaries — including Stephen King, Dave Eggers, Amy Tan, Junot Díaz, and Cheryl Strayed — signed on to "An Open Letter to the American People" decrying the Donald's candidacy. Here's the CliffsNotes version: Because, as writers, ... More »
Yeah, it’s not a great sign when the man who invented a sewer-dwelling, child-murdering spider clown finds you off-putting. Stephen King, Junot Diaz, Jennifer Egan, and hundreds of other writers published “An Open Letter to the American People” to Lit Hub this week opposing the candidacy of Donald Trump. According ... More »
Stephen King, Wild author Cheryl Strayed, Junot Diaz, Michael Chabon and Jennifer Egan are among the 400 writers who have lent their name to an online letter condemning Donald Trump. In "An Open Letter to the American People" on Lit Hub, the authors write that they "oppose, unequivocally, the candidacy...
In a demonstration of optimism, a group of over 450 writers, including Junot Diaz, Stephen King and Cheryl Strayed, released a petition on Tuesday to decry Donald Trump’s candidacy. I guess we can all go home! Read more...
The writer Cheryl Strayed reads the story of a divorced couple who reunite to experience life and love through new eyes.
Grieving the death of her mother and a painful divorce, Cheryl Strayed found herself alone at the age of 26. Her life in pieces, she embarked on solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail that she documents in her best-selling memoir, Wild. Show More Summary
I was a big fan of Jean-Marc Vallée‘s last film Wild, which featured Reese Witherspoon’s character (based on the real-life Cheryl Strayed) taking on a physically impossible task as a means of working out issues in her personal life.Show More Summary
Some quotes make us laugh, some make us tear up. Some invigorate us and provide endless motivation. Others offer comfort and solace. In a word, good quotes make us feel. But why is that, exactly? As an author, Cheryl Strayed's life is...Show More Summary
Even in a time of playwright-showrunners and poet-directors, the prospect of a movie deal remains, for the average writer, a source of fervent prayer and deep confusion. So when the roving annual conference of MFA writers known as AWP (for “Association of Writers and Writing Programs”) came to Los Angeles this... More »
Author Cheryl Strayed says you don't have to hike 1,000 miles to find consolation — a short walk will suffice. Understanding the human condition is one of the most elusive quandaries in the life of the mind. Henry David Thoreau used the propensity of nature to provide clarity in objectively understanding this condition. Show More Summary
On this week’s Dear Sugar podcast, hosts Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond read a letter from a 34-year-old single urban woman who bemoans the fact that good guys seem to be “scarce,” wondering if she will have to “settle” with someone. Strayed and Almond mentioned that they’ve recently gotten a steady... More »