Finding Dear Sugar’s Boot


During the opening scene of the adaptation of Cheryl Strayed‘s memoir, Wild, Reese Witherspoon throws her boot off a cliff. Now, a hiker along the Pacific Crest Trail has located a boot he believes is Witherspoon’s.

Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →