Get first details of the special anthology celebrating 40 years of The Empire Strikes Back
This will be a day long remembered. Del Rey has announced the hotly anticipated second book in the From A Certain Point Of View series which commemorates the 40th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back.
Here’s the official line:
The anthology series From a Certain Point of View is set to return with From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back, celebrating 40 years of Episode V and arriving on November 10. Like its predecessor, From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back will feature 40 stories by 40 authors reimagining the classic sequel through the eyes of background characters — heroes, villains, droids, and creatures. Check out the cover below!
All participating authors have generously forgone any compensation for their stories. Instead, their proceeds will be donated to First Book — a leading nonprofit that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to educators and organizations serving children in need. To further celebrate the launch of this book and both companies’ longstanding relationships with First Book, Penguin Random House will donate $100,000 to First Book, and Disney/Lucasfilm will donate 100,000 children’s books — valued at $1,000,000 — to support First Book and their mission of providing equal access to quality education.
StarWars.com has confirmed that the list of authors set to contribute to this wonderful volume will take place on Monday, June 16, but here’s just a few that have confirmed their involvement via social media.
Adam Christopher, Alexander Freed, Amy Ratcliffe, Austin Walker, Beth Revis, Brittany N. Williams, C.B. Lee, Cat Valente, Christie Golden, D.J. Older, Delilah Dawson, Django Wexler, E.K. Johnston, Emily Skrutskie, Gary Whitta, Hank Green, Jason Fry, Jim Zub, John Jackson Miller, Karen Strong, Kiersten White, Lilliam Rivera, Lydia Y. Kang, Mark Oshiro, Martha Wells, Michael Kogge, Michael Morreci, Mike Chen, Rebecca F. Kuang, Rob Hart, S.A. Chakraborty, Tom Angleberger, Tracy Deon, Zoraida Córdova.
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