New ‘Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy’ Book Coming in October

New ‘Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy’ Book Coming in October

They are heroes and villains, Sith and Jedi, senators and scoundrels, mothers,
mercenaries, artists, pilots…

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.

STAR WARS: WOMEN OF THE GALAXY By Amy Ratcliffe, Foreword by Kathleen Kennedy | 8 x 10 in | 232 pp | 110 full-color illustration | Jacketed Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-4521-6631-5 | $29.95 | Includes characters from Solo: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars Resistance

STAR WARS: WOMEN OF THE GALAXY is an inspiring celebration of the characters that help create a galaxy far, far away.

Contributing artists:
Jennifer Aberin Johnson
Alice X. Zhang
Jen Bartel
Amy Beth Christenson
Jenny Parks
Annie Stoll
Karen Hallion
Annie Wu
Little Corvus
Christina Chung
Sara Alfageeh
Cryssy Cheung
Sara Kipin
Eli Baumgartner
Sarah Wilkinson
Elsa Charretier
Viv Tanne
Geneva Bowers

About the Author
Amy Ratcliffe is the managing editor of Nerdist and a contributor to, 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.

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has been nominated for eight Academy Awards® and produced or executive produced more than 60 films. Prior to joining Lucasfilm, she headed The Kennedy/Marshall Company with Frank Marshall, and co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Marshall and Steven Spielberg.

About Chronicle Books
One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S., Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books. Recognized as one of the 50 best small companies to work for in the U.S. (and the only independent publisher to receive this award), the company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format, maintaining a list that includes much admired illustrated books and gift products in design, art, architecture, photography, food, lifestyle, pop culture, and acclaimed children’s titles. Chronicle Books’ objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that’s instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value. For more information about Chronicle Books, visit

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You can preorder Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy now from Amazon.

Thank you to Chronicle Books for the press release.

Amazon is an affiliate of Coffee With Kenobi.

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