The event is free and open to the public; however, guests will need to claim tickets in advance. Tickets are available in person at the Baxter Arena Box Office (2425 S. 67th Street), Monday through Friday from 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. or can be claimed online.
Strayed is the author of the No. 1 New York Times best-selling memoir “Wild,” The New York Times best-sellers “Tiny Beautiful Things” and “Brave Enough,” as well as the novel “Torch.” Her books have been translated into 40 languages. “Wild” was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. The Oscar-nominated movie adaptation of “Wild” stars Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl and Laura Dern as Cheryl's mother, Bobbi.
Strayed's essays have been published in The Best American Essays, The New York Times, The Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon and elsewhere. Strayed co-hosts the WBUR-FM podcast “Dear Sugar Radio” with Steve Almond. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
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About the Series
The UNO Marion Marsh Brown Writers Lecture Series is presented by Marion’s family, Paul and Djel Ann Brown and their children, Randy, Scott and Marietta Luellen. In Marion’s memory, the family wishes to celebrate the joy of reading by bringing a favorite writer to UNO each spring. Learn more about the Marion Marsh Brown Writers Lecture Series.
About Marion Marsh Brown
Marion Marsh Brown served as a professor of English at UNO (then Omaha University) from 1954 through 1968. She wrote more than 15 books and is best known for her young adult literature. The series celebrates her life and work by bringing a well-known author to UNO each year.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.