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Rescheduled: Meet Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why Author

Dr. Audrey Lavin Speaking of Books Author Series

2017-11-20 18:30:00 2017-11-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Rescheduled: Meet Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why Author Author of Netflix Original & NYT Bestseller Thirteen Reasons Why discusses his novels, suicide prevention and creative writing. Canton Palace Theatre

Monday, November 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2017-11-20 18:30:00 2017-11-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Rescheduled: Meet Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why Author Author of Netflix Original & NYT Bestseller Thirteen Reasons Why discusses his novels, suicide prevention and creative writing. Canton Palace Theatre

Author of Netflix Original & NYT Bestseller Thirteen Reasons Why discusses his novels, suicide prevention and creative writing.

Jay Asher Event Rescheduled

Hi everyone, We’re excited to share that have a new date for our Speaking of Books guest author Jay Asher! He will be joining us at the Canton Palace Theatre November 20th at 6:30 p.m. If you were previously registered for this event, your registration will be transferred over to the new date.

We will still be offering the FREE copies of Jay’s book to the first 200 high school students at the Palace the night of the event.

Thanks again for your flexibility and for helping make this event a success! We look forward to seeing you Monday.

Presentation followed by Q&A session and book signing. Books available for purchase at the event.

Asher’s debut novel, Thirteen Reasons Why, became a #1 New York Times bestselling young-adult fiction novel. It won several awards, received five stars from Teen Book Review and in 2017, was released as a successful Netflix original series. He also wrote What Light and co-authored The Future of Us.

Thirteen Reasons Why has sold more than one million copies in print in the U.S. alone, is being developed as a movie by Universal Pictures, and has won multiple awards:

  • New York Times Best Seller
  • Publishers Weekly Best Seller
  • California Book Award Winner
  • Best Books for Young Adults (YALSA)
  • Quick Picks for Reluctant YA Readers (YALSA)
  • Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults (YALSA)
  • Borders Original Voices finalist
  • Barnes & Noble - Top 10 Best for Teens
  • International Reading Assoc. - Young Adults' Choices
  • Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice
  • Book Sense Pick - Winter
  • Chicago Public Library Best Books
  • Association of Booksellers for Children - Best Books
  • State Awards - Winner (voted on by students): Florida, Kansas, Kentucky

His second novel, The Future of Us (co-written with Carolyn Mackler), has sold in 15 foreign markets, and is being developed as a movie by Warner Bros. 


The event is presented by Stark County District Library in partnership with Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery.

Talk with Your Teen Resources and talking points are available for parents and families regarding suicide prevention, bullying and Thirteen Reasons Why. Visit StarkMHAR.org/13RW.




AGE GROUP: | Teens (6th - 12th Grade) | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Events |

TAGS: | Speaking of books | Author Events |

Venue details


The Canton Palace Theatre

info@cantonpalacetheatre.org
330-454-8172

About the Theatre
The Canton Palace Theatre maintains the architectural integrity of its historic Theatre and partners with others to present cultural, entertainment, and educational experiences for the community.