On Tuesday, April 21st at 7pm, join authors Gayle Forman (“If I Stay”) and Jay Asher (“Thirteen Reasons Why”) for a special event. “We Are Here: A Benefit to Raise Hope and Awareness for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion”, is sure to be an inspiring evening, and not to be missed.
About Gayle Forman
Gayle Forman is an award-winning, internationally bestselling author and journalist. She is the author of Just One Day and Just One Year, and the companion e-novella Just One Night, as well as the New York Times bestsellers If I Stay and Where She Went. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughters. Source: Penguin Books
About Jay Asher
JAY ASHER has worked at an independent bookstore, an outlet bookstore, a chain bookstore, and two public libraries. He hopes, someday, to work for a used bookstore. Thirteen Reasons Why is Ashner’s first published novel and it has been on the New York Times Bestseller list for more than 65 weeks and counting. Thirteen Reasons Why has won numerous awards including: Best Books for Young Adults (YALSA), Quick Picks for Reluctant YA Readers (YALSA), International Reading Assoc. – Young Adults’ Choices and Chicago Public Library Best Books, and numerous state awards. The audiobook was selected as a YALSA Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults. To find out more visit Jay online. Source: Penguin Books
All are welcome to attend this free event. Donations to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are greatly appreciated.
Parking will be available in the lot at nearby Thornhill Elementary School (see below); more parking info and directions info are available on MPC’s parking and directions page.
The book talk is co-sponsored by Great Good Place for Books in Montclair. You’ll have the option of purchasing the book from them right after the talk.
Gayle Forman Photo credit: Dennis Kleiman