Interview: Ken Liu Author of The Legends of Luke Skywalker

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould), and Ken Liu (@Kyliu99) the author of the Legends of Luke Skywalker as we discuss the book, the fandom and collective storytelling.

Ken Liu Website

Ken’s Publications:

The Grace of Kings (2015) and The Wall of Storms (2016) — a silkpunk epic fantasy series

The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories (2016) — my debut collection

The Three-Body Problem and Deaths End (2016) — English translations of vols 1 & 3 of Liu Cixin’s hard SF trilogy

Invisible Planets (2016) — an anthology of contemporary Chinese SF in translation

The Legends of Luke Skywalker (2017) — part of the Star Wars: Journey to The Last Jedi project

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Discussion: Last Shot: A Han and Lando Novel **Spoilers**

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and her guest Ty Black (@black_Tym and Wit & Folly on YouTube) to discuss (Star Wars) Last Shot: A Han and Lando Novel, written by Daniel Jose Older (@djolder) published by Del Rey. We discuss the themes, characters, and narrative. **Spoiler Warning**

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Discussion: Star Wars The Last Jedi Novelization Part 2 (Characters, non-romantic pairings and ships)

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and her guest Ty Black (@black_Tym and Wit & Folly on YouTube) to discuss the second part of our Star Wars The Last Jedi Novelization written by Jason Fry, published by Delrey. We discuss characters, non-romantic pairings and ships as presented in the book.

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Discussion: Star Wars The Last Jedi Novelization Part 1

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and her guest Ty Black (@black_Tym and Wit & Folly on YouTube) to discuss the Star Wars The Last Jedi Novelization written by Jason Fry, published by Delrey.

We discuss Themes, what this book says about the force and the Saga in general including an understanding of the Hero’s journey. We also talk about Wayward Jedi if you are interested in finding out more about his discussions. We recommend his videos on the Hero’s Journey and Star Wars as well as his videos on Rey/Kylo.

Join us for Part 2 next week – all about the Characters, non-romantic pairings and Ships.

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Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp