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A podcast from The New York Times

Sugar Calling

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9 Episodes • Released Weekly

9 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from The New York Times

Sugar Calling

Sugar Calling podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

9 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Description

Cheryl Strayed, also known as Sugar, says writing taught her how to give advice. In this moment of uncertainty, she’s setting aside advice-giving in favor of wisdom-seeking and turning to the writers who have long inspired her for courage and insight.

Latest Episode

20 May 2020 • 34 mins

'I Release You, Fear'

Cheryl Strayed talks with the poet Joy Harjo about beauty, prophecies and listening to your spiritual council. Joy tells the story of being named the 23rd poet laureate of the United States, and opens up about leaving home to attend a Bureau of Indian Education boarding school in the 1960s. "For the first time, I was in a circle of relatives,” Joy says, “a circle of other students like me who were natives, who had been through a lot of the same stories.”