Salon@615: Cheryl Strayed

Author Talk, Book Signing & Sale

Doors open at 5:45 PM. Author talk at 6:15 PM. Book signing to follow.

Books will be available for purchase at the event via Parnassus Books.

The event is free and open to the public.

Cheryl Strayed is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the memoir WILD, the advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, and the novel TORCH . WILD was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. It has been optioned for film by Reese Witherspoon's production company, Pacific Standard. IndieBound selected WILD as their #1 Indie Next pick for April, Barnes and Noble named it a "Discover Great New Writers" pick on their Summer 2012 list, and Amazon named it a "best of March" pick. Strayed's debut novel, TORCH was a finalist for the Great Lakes Book Award and was selected by The Oregonian as one of the top ten books of the year by writers from the Pacific Northwest. Strayed has written the "Dear Sugar" column on TheRumpus.net since March 2010. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Allure, Self, The Missouri Review, Brain, Child, Creative Nonfiction, The Sun and elsewhere. The winner of a Pushcart Prize as well as fellowships to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Sewanee Writers' Conference, her essays and stories have been published in THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS, THE BEST NEW AMERICAN VOICES, and other anthologies. She holds an MFA in fiction writing from Syracuse University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota. She's a founding member of VIDA: Women In Literary Arts, and serves on their board of directors. Raised in Minnesota, Strayed now lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, the filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, and their two children.

Tickets available through www.ticketsnashville.com on 4/4/2013 at 8:15 AM.

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  • Audrey S.

    since I'm the only one who was RSVP'd but never got tickets or read the book... I think I'll pass :)

    April 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Okay, so tickets went like hot cakes! No tickets available at 8:45. Did anyone manage to get a ticket?

    April 4, 2013

    • Audrey S.

      crap, no. I saw it on my calendar yesterday but forgot to set an alarm for this morning :(

      April 4, 2013

    • Audrey S.

      I just saw my old post that I had set a reminder... I guess I just don't pay attention when they get mixed into my regular morning alarms :(

      April 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm going to be out of town for a conference, but have fun without me!

    February 21, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Oops. I completely forgot you weren't going! Um, ignore my texts this morning?

      April 4, 2013

  • Audrey S.

    just added a calendar reminder to buy tickets before leaving for work that morning...

    January 27, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      same.

      January 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hopefully my reminder will work a bit better than it did last time!

      January 30, 2013

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