Tricia Barr is a blogger, podcaster, and novelist who has been a Star Wars expert since 1977. She contributes to Star Wars Insider magazine and the official Star Wars Blog, and discusses Star Wars extensively on her blog and podcasts. She is one of the co-authors of Ultimate Star Wars, released by Dorling Kindersley in 2015.
BiographyEditTricia Barr saw Star Wars when it premiered in 1977 and cosplayed Princess Leia for Halloween that October. Ever since, she has been a Star Wars fan. In recent years she has written solicited feature articles for Star Wars Insider magazine and contributed guest posts to the official Star Wars Blog. Suvudu blog for Del Rey and worked with Ashley Eckstein for Her Universe's Year of the Fangirl promotion in 2014. For the past four annual conventions, she has organized and moderated the Star Wars panel at GeekGirlCon in Seattle, Washington.
In 2012 she provided editorial services for Del Rey on The Essential Reader's Companion, including fact-checking, prose clarity, interpretation of canon and continuity, and commentary on gender imbalance in summaries of then-Expanded Universe material. In addition, two pieces of artwork reprinted in the Essential Reader's Companion originated as commissioned artwork for her posts at Suvudu. She provided detailed source-material notes for artists Chris Trevas and Chris Scalf, respectively, for the depictions of the first kiss for Jaina Solo and Jagged Fel in Rebel Dream, and the battle involving Jaina and Tyria Sarkin Tainer against Mandalorians in Backlash.
She founded FANgirl Blog in 2010, and continues to write frequently about Star Wars topics, including the movies, television, and novels and comics. She co-hosts the podcast Fangirls Going Rogue, the first all-female podcast discussing Star Wars from a fangirl perspective. She also co-hosts the monthly speculation and storytelling podcast Hyperspace Theories.
- Ultimate Star Wars (2015)
Star Wars InsiderEdit
- "Attack Positions!"—Star Wars Insider 135
- "Scoundrels? We like the sound of that."—Star Wars Insider 138
- "Ruminations on Padmé"—Star Wars Insider 142
- "Leia: Princess of the People"—Star Wars Insider 144
- "The Art of Wars"—Star Wars Insider 147
- "Fangirls Flying High"—Star Wars Insider 151
- "The Making of A New Dawn"—Star Wars Insider 152
- "I'm Here to Rescue You"—Star Wars Insider 155
- "Conversation With C-3PO"—Star Wars Insider 157
- "The Man Behind the Mask"—Star Wars Insider 157
- "Solo Journey"—Star Wars Insider 158
- "Asajj Ventress: A-Typical Anti-Hero"—Star Wars Insider 159
- "Ahsoka Tano: A Hero for Our Time"—Star Wars Insider 160
- "A Knight's Tale"—Star Wars Insider 161
- "Journey to Lost Stars"—Star Wars Insider 163
- "The Jedi General"—Star Wars Insider 163
- "An Ace in Space"—Star Wars Insider 165
- "Footprints in the Sand: Impressions of Rey"—Star Wars Insider 167
- "A Heroine's Journey: Rey's Adventure Begins"—Star Wars Insider 168
- "Who? What? Why? Wren!"—Star Wars Insider 168
- "Carrie Fisher: The First Lady of Star Wars"—Star Wars Insider 171