is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, WILD; TINY
BEAUTIFUL THINGS (forthcoming from Vintage, July 2012); and TORCH, a
novel. WILD has been optioned for film by Reese Witherspoon's
production company, Pacific Standard. 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, Water~Stone Review, The Sun and elsewhere.