From A Certain Point Of View The Empire Strikes Back Authors Revealed

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Last week it was announced that in celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back that a new book was being published. From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back retells 40 stories from the film from the point of view of background characters. The stories are written by 40 different authors. All proceeds from the book are being donated to First Book, a charity that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to educators and organizations serving children in need.

Cover of From a Certain point of View The Empire Strikes Back

We now know who the authors are and have an idea of some of the stories we will see in the book. Here is the complete list of authors according to StarWars.com.

  • Tom Angleberger
  • S.A. Chakraborty
  • Mike Chen
  • Adam Christopher
  • Zoraida Córdova
  • Delilah S. Dawson
  • Alexander Freed
  • Jason Fry
  • Christie Golden
  • Rob Hart
  • E. K. Johnston
  • Lydia Kang
  • Michael Kogge
  • R.F. Kuang
  • C.B. Lee
  • Mackenzi Lee
  • John Jackson Miller
  • Michael Moreci
  • Daniel José Older
  • Amy Ratcliffe
  • Beth Revis
  • Lilliam Rivera
  • Cavan Scott
  • Emily Skrutskie
  • Karen Strong
  • Anne Toole
  • Catherynne M. Valente
  • Django Wexler
  • Kiersten White
  • Gary Whitta
  • Brittany N. Williams
  • Charles Yu
  • Jim Zub
  • Austin Walker
  • Hank Green
  • Tracy Deonn
  • Martha Wells
  • Mark Oshiro
  • Seth Dickinson

StarWars.com has also revealed a few descriptions of stories from the highly anticipated book. 

  • Austin Walker – explores the unlikely partnership of bounty hunters Dengar and IG-88 as they pursue Han Solo.
  • Hank Green – chronicles the life of a naturalist caring for tauntauns on the frozen world of Hoth.
  • Tracy Deonn – delves into the dark heart of the Dagobah cave where Luke confronts a terrifying vision.
  • Martha Wells – reveals the world of the Ugnaught clans who dwell in the depths of Cloud City. 
  • Mark Oshiro – recounts the wampa’s tragic tale of loss and survival.
  • Seth Dickinson – interrogates the cost of serving a ruthless empire aboard the bridge of a doomed Imperial starship.

From a Certain Point of View The Empire Strikes Back is being released on November 10 and is available for pre-order.

Lindsey Soucie
Lindsey is a new fan of Star Wars, but since watching all of the movies and visiting Galaxy’s Edge frequently she has become a huge fan. Her favorite character is Darth Vader, and her favorite piece of Star Wars is Rogue One.

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