On this episode of Everything is Canon, Steve talks to Daniel José Older all about his latest book, Rick Riordan Presents: Last Canto of the Dead. As always is the case with Daniel, the conversation covers a wide range of topics including writing for the Rick Riordan imprint, his most recent Star Wars Celebration experience, how he deals with inappropriate questions, and much, much more.
About the Author
Daniel José Older, a lead story architect for Star Wars: The High Republic, is the New York Times best-selling author of the Young Adult urban fantasy series Outlaw Saints, the sci-fi adventure Flood City, and the monthly comic series The High Republic Adventures. His other books include the historical fantasy series Dactyl Hill Squad, The Book of Lost Saints, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, Star Wars: Last Shot, and the Young Adult series the Shadowshaper Cypher, including Shadowshaper, which was named one of the best fantasy books of all time by TIME magazine and one of Esquire’s 80 Books Every Person Should Read. He won the International Latino Book Award and has been nominated for the Kirkus Prize, The World Fantasy Award, the Andre Norton Award, the Locus, and the Mythopoeic Award.