Posts By: Michael Kogge

Jedi Writing Challenge — Win Signed Star Wars Books!

ATTENTION ALL JEDI PADAWANS AND APPRENTICES! In these challenging times, one must continue to learn, read, and write. These skills will help you make the future bright. For a chance to win a signed book from Star Wars authors Michael Kogge (The Rise of Skywalker: A Junior Novel, Rebels, Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts Spellbinding Guide) and

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Game of Thrones – The Storyboards

My latest book, Game of Thrones: The Storyboards, has just been released. It showcases the beautiful storyboards by artist William Simpson for the first seven seasons of HBO’s groundbreaking fantasy series. The book describes Will’s process and demonstrates how many of the series’ imaginative visuals began with the strokes of his pencil!

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The Last Jedi – #1 Bestseller in the UK!

The Force is strong with my junior novel of Star Wars: The Last Jedi! It rocketed to the number one spot in the UK Official Top 50 of all books in its April 17 debut. Thanks to all the fans in the United Kingdom for adding this tome to their Jedi libraries. I hope you enjoy it!

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The Last Jedi – Now Available!

My newest Star Wars book, The Last Jedi: A Junior Novel, has arrived! It continues the adventures of Rey, Finn, and Poe from The Force Awakens: A Junior Novel, and features exclusive scenes not seen in the film or any other book adaptation. It’s also available as an audiobook with classic Star Wars sound effects and John Williams’s incredible score.

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Barnes & Noble/Bookstar Studio City, CA signing – Sat. July 15 at 1pm!

I’ll be signing copies of my graphic novel Empire of the Wolf at Barnes & Noble/Bookstar in Studio City, CA on Saturday, July 15, at 1pm. Please come by, grab a book, and say hi on Saturday! Barnes & Noble/Bookstar Studio City Studio City Theatre 12136 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604 818-505-9528

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Rancho Cucamonga Library Star Wars Day – Sat. May 26!

The Rancho Cucamonga Library has invited me to their celebration of Star Wars books and the 40th anniversary of Star Wars on Saturday, May 26th, starting at 11am. I’ll be signing my books and joining actress Julie Dolan (the voice of Princess Leia on Star Wars Rebels) and fellow author Cecil Castellucci in a tribute to Princess Leia

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Barnes & Noble Glendora, CA signing – Sat. May 20 at 2pm!

I’ll be signing copies of my graphic novel Empire of the Wolf at Barnes & Noble in Glendora, CA on Saturday, May 20, at 2pm. Please come by, grab a book, and say hi on Saturday! Barnes & Noble, Glendora 1315 E Gladstone Street Glendora, CA 91740 909-592-2873

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Star Wars Celebration 2017

If you’re in Orlando, I’ll be appearing on two panels on Friday April 14, 2017 at Star Wars Celebration. Friday 4/14/17 Panels 4:30-5:30pm: Lucasfilm Publishing Writers’ Rountable, Behind-The-Scenes Stage – W304, 3rd Floor. 7.30pm-8.30pm: Inside Star Wars Insider, Star Wars Collectors’ Stage – W307, 3rd Floor. I’m also assisting the live-stage reading of Smuggler’s Revenge, a new audio

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Barnes & Noble Burbank Signing – April 8, 2017 at 2pm!

Barnes & Noble in Burbank, CA is hosting me for a signing of my graphic novel Empire of the Wolf on Saturday, April 8, at 2pm. I’ll talk about writing comics, my love for ancient Rome, and how this werewolf myth all began. So please, come by, grab a signed book, and say hi on

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