Cheryl Strayed, Keynote Speaker

Willamette Writers have announced the keynote speaker for their 2023 Willamette Writers Conference, 2-6 August. Registration opens 1 March.

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, which has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide and was made into an Oscar-nominated major motion picture.

And she hasn’t stopped there. Read about what she’s been doing since Wild.

Access to the conference is available both in-person (in downtown Portland) and online.

Their theme for this year is DREAM BIG.