Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Cheryl Strayed portrait
Cheryl Strayed

In a special event co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, Cheryl Strayed will read from and talk about her work at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Strayed is the author of the New York Times bestseller Wild, the bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things, and the novel Torch. Her writing has appeared in The Best American Essays, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Allure, The Missouri Review, The Sun, The Rumpus—where she has written the popular "Dear Sugar" column since 2010—and elsewhere.

The Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program is part of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to attend this reading, call Jan Weissmiller at Prairie Lights in advance at 319-337-2681.

For a UI arts calendar and details about upcoming events visit the Arts Iowa website.