Jay Asher is an author of Young Adult novels, and is perhaps most well known for his novel, Thirteen Reasons Why, hich has appeared regularly on The New York Times bestsellers list for the past nine years. It has sold over 2.5 million copies in the US alone and is currently in production to be athirteen-part series on Netflix. His second YA novel, The Future of Us, was co-authored with Printz-honor winner Carolyn Mackler. His other novels also unclude What Light in 2016. His novels have been translated into over thirty languages.