Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Wild, The New York Times bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things, and the novel Torch. The film adaptation of Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon, with a screenplay by Nick Hornby, will be distributed by Fox Searchlight in fall 2014. Strayed’s writing has appeared in The Best American Essays, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, The Missouri Review, The Sun, Tin House, The Rumpus — where she wrote the popular “Dear Sugar” advice column — and elsewhere. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and their two children.


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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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