‘From a Certain Point of View’: 40 stories to celebrate 40 years of Star Wars – for literacy charity

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From a Certain Point of View, a new anthology of 40 stories due out in October, will celebrate Star Wars’ 40th anniversary by exploring familiar moments from unfamiliar angles, “from X-wing pilots who helped Luke destroy the Death Star to the stormtroopers who never quite could find the droids they were looking for.”

From a Certain Point of ViewMore than 40 authors have been tapped for the project, and are foregoing compensation to let the book’s proceeds benefit the nonprofit First Book charity, which provides new books to disadvantaged children.

The writer line-up so far includes:

  • Ben Acker & Ben Blacker
  • Renee Ahdieh
  • Tom Angleberger
  • Meg Cabot
  • Rae Carson
  • Adam Christopher
  • Zoraida Cordova
  • Delilah S. Dawson
  • Paul Dini
  • Alexander Freed
  • Jason Fry
  • Christie Golden
  • EK Johnston & Ashley Eckstein
  • Paul Kemp
  • Mur Lafferty
  • Ken Liu
  • Griffin McElroy
  • John Jackson Miller
  • Nnedi Okorafor
  • Daniel José Older
  • Mallory Ortberg
  • Madeleine Roux
  • Gary D. Schmidt
  • Cavan Scott
  • Sabaa Tahir
  • Glen Weldon
  • Chuck Wendig
  • Gary Whitta

 

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