Jay Asher is young adult novelist, best known for his debut novel Thirteen Reasons Why. The book has sold over 2.5 million copies in the United States alone. His second YA novel, The Future of Us, was co-authored with Printz Honor winner Carolyn Mackler. He is also the author of the forthcoming What Light and wrote the introduction to Paige Rawl’s memoir Positive. His novels have been translated into thirty-five languages. Thirteen Reasons Why is slated to be made into a Netflix miniseries with Selena Gomez as the executive producer.