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Jay Asher

Jay Asher, New York Times bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why and The Future of Us, will be speaking to the Bristol community as part of the Bristol Public Library's 2012 Discovery Series on Th

August 27, 2012

Asher’s debut novel, Thirteen Reasons Why, has spent over two years on the New York Times bestsellers list, with over 1,000,000 copies printed in the U.S. alone. It has been sold to 31 foreign markets, and is being developed into a movie by Universal Pictures starring Selena Gomez.

Jay Asher will discuss the many aspects of writing a novel dealing with teen suicide, from his inspirations to the powerful reactions from readers. His second novel, The Future of Us (co-written by Carolyn Mackler), has sold to 15 foreign markets, and is being developed into a movie by Warner Bros.

So, join us for this inspiring and engaging event on Thursday, August 30th at 7 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room at the Bristol Public Library. Reserved Seating is $20 and general admission is free, if available.

For questions about this Discovery Series event or any other library programs, call 276.821.6148 or email marketing@bristol-library.org.