Sugar Radio

Jay Ponteri, English faculty, will be a guest author on Sugar Radio, hosted by Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond on February 14, 2016.

Each week on Dear Sugar, hosts Strayed and Almond answer one or two questions from real people who have written in seeking advice. They’re often joined by guests from the literary community with expertise on the week’s theme.

This special episode for Valentine’s Day is on the theme of crushes. Jay Ponteri, whose award-winning memoir Wedlocked explored this topic, will help the hosts answer letters from the show’s listeners.

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Jay Ponteri is the director of the creative writing program and an associate faculty member in the Department of English. His memoir, Wedlocked, received an Oregon Book Award in 2014.