Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould), and Amy Ratcliffe (@Amy_geek) the author of Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy (Published by Chronicle Books). We discuss the book, the art, and the importance of this book for the fandom.
Amy Ratcliffe is the managing editor of Nerdist and a contributor to StarWars.com, and has written
for outlets such as Star Wars Insider and IGN. She’s a host at Star Wars Celebration and cohosts the
Lattes with Leia podcast. When she’s not visiting a galaxy far, far away, she lives in Los Angeles.
About the Book:
The women of the Star Wars galaxy drive its stories and saga forward at every level. This beautifully illustrated, fully authorized book profiles 75 fascinating female characters from across films, fiction, comics, animation, and games. Featuring Leia Organa, Rey, Ahsoka Tano, Iden Versio, Jyn Erso, Rose Tico, Maz Kanata, and many more, each character is explored through key story beats, fresh insights, and behind-the-scenes details by author Amy Ratcliffe. Also showcasing more than 100 all-new illustrations by a dynamic range of female and non-binary artists― with some characters illustrated for the first time.
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