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PEN America Winter 2018 Authors’ Evening with Tara Westover

This dinner will be hosted by Diane Archer and Stephen Presser at their Upper West Side home on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

 Educated by Tara Westover

Tara Westover will discuss her first book Educated, an unforgettable memoir of triumph over seemingly endless adversity.

Tara Westover is an American author living in the UK. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she was seventeen before she first set foot in a classroom. She has since earned an MPhil from Trinity College, Cambridge in 2009, and in 2010 was a visiting fellow at Harvard University. She returned to Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD in history in 2014.

Seating at this dinner will be limited and available by making a donation to PEN America. 

The PEN America Authors’ Evenings are nights of literary dinners in private homes and intimate settings in New York City. Please visit the Authors’ Evenings webpage for our full calendar of dinners.

Proceeds from the PEN America Authors’ Evenings dinners support PEN America’s programming to secure the liberty of persecuted and imprisoned writers around the world, to defend freedom of expression, and to promote literature and international cultural exchange.

Please contact Florencia Varela at fvarela@pen.org for more information.

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