Marion Marsh Brown Writers Lecture Series Featuring Author Cheryl Strayed
2425 S 67th St, Omaha, NE 68106, USA
Readers, mark your calendars. The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) Marion Marsh Brown Writers Lecture Series will welcome another best-selling author to Baxter Arena in 2017.
Cheryl Strayed will speak on the evening of Thursday, April 27, 2017 at UNO’s Baxter Arena. This event is free and open to the public. Please reserve your seat(s) by clicking the "Get Tickets" button above.
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.
The 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. Marion 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.