Cheryl Strayed is the internationally acclaimed author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail; Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar; and Brave Enough. The New York Times Book Review hailed Wild as “a literary and human triumph." It has sold over four million copies and has been translated into more than forty languages. Wild became a major motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern.
Strayed’s New York Times bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things has been embraced by readers worldwide. The Hulu series based on the book premiered in 2023, and an Off-Broadway play has been staged nationwide. Her book Brave Enough collects more than one hundred of her inspiring quotations. Strayed is also the author of the debut novel Torch and co-host of two hit podcasts, Sugar Calling and Dear Sugars.
Cheryl Strayed’s stories and essays have been published in The Best American Essays, the New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, and elsewhere and have been widely anthologized. She lives in Portland, Oregon.