"Lucas Books, the publishing division of Lucasfilm, Ltd., has hired former Simon & Schuster editor Jennifer Heddle as Senior Editor to oversee the adult fiction portion of its Star Wars publishing program. Bringing a strong pedigree of publishing experience, enthusiasm, and fresh sensibilities to Star Wars, Heddle is working with publishers Random House and Dark Horse Comics on Star Wars novels, comic books, and graphic novels. ?I?m thrilled to be working with Random House and Dark Horse on the adventures of these characters I?ve cherished for my entire life,? says Heddle, who replaces former Lucas Books Executive Editor Sue Rostoni."
Click through to read Random House Editor-at-Large Shelly Shapiro's reaction, as well as more information about Ms. Heddle.