An Evening With Cheryl Strayed

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AN EVENING WITH CHERYL STRAYED

Join us for An Evening with Cheryl Strayed, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoirWild, the New York Times bestsellers Tiny Beautiful Things and Brave Enough and the novel Torch.Cheryl’s gutsy and adventurous words have captured readers worldwide, including Oprah Winfrey (who resurrected her book club just for Wild, actress Reese Witherspoon (who produced and starred in the feature film adaptation of Wild) and Nia Vardalos (who is adapting and starring in an adaptation of Tiny Beautiful Things off-Broadway this November).

A short Q & A will follow the event, and the host of the evening will be announced shortly.

Presented by Brisbane Writers Festival, in partnership with State Library of Queensland

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ABOUT CHERYL STRAYED

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir 'Wild', the New York Times bestsellers 'Tiny Beautiful Things' and 'Brave Enough', and the novel 'Torch'. Her books have been translated into forty languages around the world. 'Wild' was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. The Oscar-nominated movie adaptation of 'Wild' stars Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl and Laura Dern as Cheryl's mother, Bobbi. The film was directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, with a screenplay by Nick Hornby. Strayed's essays have been published in The Best American Essays, the New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, The Sun, Tin House, and elsewhere. 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.

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AN EVENING WITH CHERYL STRAYED
When: Tue 9 August, 6.30pm
Duration: 60 mins and a 20 min Q&A
Where: Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland
Tickets: Full $35, Concession $32.50, BWF Member $30
Bookings and more info: bwf.org.au
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By: Brisbane Writers Festival