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Idaho State University announces cancellation of Tara Westover event scheduled for Feb. 11

January 26, 2019
Tara Westover

POCATELLO – Author Tara Westover’s talk scheduled Feb. 11 at Idaho State University has been canceled by the Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau.

Westover’s agent released a statement that said, “due to unforeseen circumstances, Tara Westover has had to cancel her 2/11 appearance to discuss her bestselling book, ‘Educated.’ Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this might cause.”

Free tickets were distributed to attend the event and more than 400 people were on a waiting list to get in. ISU is making every attempt to inform people who were planning to attend the event that it has been canceled.

There are currently no plans to reschedule the event.

For more information contact Melissa Lee, director of marketing for the ISU College of Arts and Letters, 208-282-1404 or leemeli@isu.edu.

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