Today, Disney and Lucasfilm continued celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with the announcement of a new book! The sequel to the hit anthology, “From A Certain Point Of View”, we are getting another 40 stories from 40 authors celebrating 40 years of The Empire Strikes Back!
Though no authors were announced in the release but fan favorite John Jackson Miller announced via his Facebook account that he is contributing to the anthology.
The full roster of authors will be announced on Monday, June 16th. As soon as the list is available, we will share it so make sure to check back with us.
Check out the official announcement, find out how the release helps charity, and see the cover for the book below!
Forty years of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, 40 authors retelling its stories? Sounds good to us.
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 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.
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.
Always in motion is the future…but follow the hashtag #FromaCertainPOVStrikesBack to get an early sneak peek at some of the authors participating, and come back to StarWars.com on Monday, June 16, for a reveal of the entire author roster.