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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

Twitter: @WTForceshow

Website: Whattheforce.ca

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


  1. […] Legends of Luke Skywalker With Ken Liu – My first Big interview and it ended up being one of the most fun opportunities to just connect with another Star Wars fan. Ken’s perspective and thoughtfulness about the Story and how it relates to our culture is mind-blowing. […]

  2. introduces six different tales about Luke Skywalker, passed along from one being to the next, and shared among the crew of a freighter bound for Canto Bight. What is it about Luke Skywalker that makes him more than just a hero, but a figure of legend?


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