fame is well deserved; she happened to write Wild, a memoir about her cathartic, months-long solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, and one of the best-selling books of 2012. She’s also the force behind the fabulous Dear Sugar columns over at The Rumpus. See the Oprah Book Club alumni for a writing workshop, craft talk and reading on Saturday, June 1, at the Petaluma Sheraton. 745 Baywood Drive, Petaluma. 9am-5pm. $197-$245, includes lunch and workshop materials. www.cherylstrayedevent.com.