Jim Zervanos, "Your Story Starts Here"

Main Point Books welcomes back author Jim Zervanos with his new memoir about teaching, "Your Story Starts Here: A Year on the Brink with Generation Z."

This event starts at 7:00 pm in our lower level event space. Reservations are requested via Eventbrite; walk-ins are welcome.

About the Book

Jim Zervanos, a seasoned high-school English teacher and father  of two, embarks on a mission at the cusp of a new school year. He  realizes that today’s youth are thrust into a tumultuous world and  burdened with saving it. To chronicle this extraordinary period in  America, he assigns himself a unique task: keeping a journal. 

By year’s end, Jim, unwavering in his determination to inspire  hope in his students, discovers that it’s the youth who inspire hope  in him. Their creativity and ideals paint a vivid portrait of an  evolving America, seen through the kaleidoscope of Generation Z.  Your Story Starts Here: A Year on the Brink with Generation Z is an intimate exploration of the challenges, resilience, and  unwavering hope of today’s youth in a turbulent world.


About the Author

Jim Zervanos is the author of the memoir That Time I Got  Cancer: A Love Story and the novel LOVE Park. His award-win ning essays and short stories have been published in numerous  literary journals, magazines, and anthologies. He is a graduate  of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and  Bucknell University, where he won the William Bucknell Prize  for English and was an Academic All-American baseball play er. He teaches at a high school in the suburbs of Philadelphia,  where he lives with his wife and two sons and has risen in the  baseball pantheon as coach of two Little League teams.

Event date: 

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

Main Point Books


Your Story Starts Here: A Year on the Brink with Generation Z By Jim Zervanos Cover Image
ISBN: 9783988320476
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vine Leaves Press - March 12th, 2024