Posts Tagged: sugar

“not asking for permission to be human”

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The Millions interviews Cheryl Strayed about grief, Sugar, rejection, setting boundaries, and much more. “That’s what authority is. When you’re actually writing from that deepest place within you, if you tell the truth, you’re using your greatest power and your greatest authority. That’s a key piece, not just doing that as a writer but when […]

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The Rumpus Release Party for Dear Sugar’s Tiny Beautiful Things

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The Rumpus Release Party for Dear Sugar’s Tiny Beautiful Things is fast approaching! Join us Friday, July 27th at The Verdi Club (2424 Mariposa Street), 6:30pm. Featuring readings from Elissa Bassist, Yuvi Zalkow, and the woman of the evening, Cheryl Strayed/Dear Sugar! Music by Baby and the Luvies! Comedy by Kevin Camia! Plus a special Sugar Performance […]

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The Rumpus Release Party for Dear Sugar’s Tiny Beautiful Things

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The Rumpus Proudly Presents: “The Rumpus Release Party for Dear Sugar’s Tiny Beautiful Things” Click Here to Purchase Tickets! Friday, July 27th at The Verdi Club (2424 Mariposa Street), 6:30pm. With readings from Elissa Bassist, Yuvi Zalkow, and the woman of the evening, Cheryl Strayed/Dear Sugar! Music by Baby and the Luvies! Comedy by Kevin Camia! […]

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Graduation Season Sugar

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“The most terrible and beautiful and interesting things happen in a life. For some of you, those things have already happened. Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you, because it will.” Around this time last year, Sugar […]

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Wild‘s Earned Transformation

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“It’s not that she’s scraped off all the detritus of her past difficulties along the trail; rather, she’s become acutely aware of it and learned that the only possible way to proceed is forward, on a two foot-wide path, sweating and panting and bleeding – too exhausted to congratulate herself along the way.” At ZYZZYZA, […]

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A WILD Night

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If you missed Monday’s WILD Night with Sugar and The Rumpus, check out Electric Literature’s write-up and photos of the festivities. “As the band Widowspeak began playing and the reading ended, I thought that the dominant emotion throughout the evening was gratitude. This was not a book release party so much as a collective thank […]

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Wild is released!

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Today’s the day. Sugar/Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild is out! You can celebrate by purchasing the book here. Also, check out Strayed’s recent interviews with NPR’s Weekend Edition, Interview Magazine, and Days of Yore.

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Cheryl Strayed’s Days of Yore

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“When I feel afraid, that’s an indication that I’ve tapped into something worth writing about. Whenever my writing has made me cry or ask, ‘Can I really say that?’ that has always been the material that readers respond to most passionately. You can recognize when a writer has told you something true—and I don’t mean […]

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“The Thousand-Plus-Mile Journey to Sugar”

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At ZYZZYVA, Rumpus columnist Antonia Crane interviews Cheryl Strayed about Wild, rebuilding, Sugar, and more. “I bring a lot of the wisdom I gained on my hike into the “Dear Sugar” column. The most important one is that we always have a choice about which direction to go—forward or back—and that no matter what happens, […]

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The Secret About

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Last weekend I rode the subway towards two indulgent firsts: I spent half of my latest paycheck in a swanky, mirror-lined restaurant with a coat check, and then I walked across the street and spent the other half on a vibrator. Both felt good. One feels better. 

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A Wild Adaptation

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Have you heard? A film adaptation of Sugar/Cheryl Strayed’s Wild is in the works! Pacific Standard, a new production banner from actress Reese Witherspoon and producer Bruna Papandrea has bought the rights. Witherspoon will play Strayed in the film. More here.

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Cheryl Strayed Podcasted!

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Brad Listi interviews Cheryl Strayed for his “Other People” podcast. Listen in as Strayed talks about being Sugar and the coming out party. More topics include: “…Love, advice, self-help, narcissism, anonymity, personal vs. universal, internal vs. external, Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, heroin, sex, grief, California, wilderness, blisters, Oregon, self-destruction, grunge, purification, journaling, book tour, […]

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Sugar Coverage Continues

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Love for Sugar/Cheryl Strayed keeps coming! And we’re tracking it all right here. Today brought more coverage of Sugar’s coming out party from The Bay Citizen and Electric Literature (who shares some great photos). The Awl reports on Tuesday night’s party and reflects on Sugar’s unveiling. Plus, don’t miss Strayed’s interview with Vogue!

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CHERYL STRAYED IS SUGAR!(!!!)

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We are ECSTATIC to announce that author Cheryl Strayed is Sugar! Her forthcoming memoir, Wild, is our March Rumpus Book Club selection! (Click here to join.) But that’s not all: we’ll be linking to numerous profiles, coverage of last night’s San Francisco Sugar Party, and more, right here. You know Sugar. It’s time to meet […]

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