Join Educational First Steps on January 28th for an evening with New York Times bestselling author Tara Westover! Tara Westover’s autobiography, Educated: A Memoir, sparked national conversation upon its release in 2018. Now, hear from the noted author when she comes to Dallas to speak about her story and the importance of education for underserved children. Don’t miss it next week!
Educated: A Memoir chronicles Westover’s educational journey after overcoming a difficult upbringing. The coming-of-age story was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller and was positively reviewed by the New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, USA Today, Vogue, and The Economist, among others.
"A beautifully written account of how she grasps the sheer enormity of the world — and struggles to find her own place within it. The result is a memoir that is fit to stand alongside classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage." – The Sunday Times
"Tara Westover is living proof that some people are flat-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable. Her new book, Educated...is a heartbreaking, heartwarming, best-in-years memoir about striding beyond the limitations of birth and environment into a better life." – USA Today
During this special event, Tara Westover will share her story, which gets to the heart of what education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes and the will to change it. An Evening with Tara Westover will be moderated by Krys Boyd, radio host of the award-winning show, THINK, on KERA. The special event will benefit Educational First Steps, which works to advance early childhood education to provide a strong start for children in underserved communities in North Texas.
Don’t miss this one-night-only event featuring Tara Westover! General admission tickets to An Evening with Tara Westover may be purchased online at www.educationalfirststeps.org.
If you feel like escaping Oxford at Lake View Apartments in Corinth, Texas for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that! Trust us when we say that there’s no harm in getting out and exploring the greater community.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020—6:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
8500 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, Texas 75225