Cavan Scott is a New York Times bestselling author whose work includes novels, television, comic books and award winning audio dramas. He has written for a large number of high-profile series including Star Wars, Doctor Who, Assassin's Creed, Pacific Rim, Transformers, Back to the Future, Star Trek, Vikings, Adventure Time, Sherlock Holmes and more. His latest creator-owned comic book series, the supernatural urban fantasy Shadow Service, launched in 2020 from Vault comics.
In 2018, Cavan became one of the five story architects selected to create Lucasfilm’s new multi-media initiative, Star Wars: The High Republic and he is currently writing the ongoing Marvel comic of the same name, as well as numerous books in the series. Cavan has written widely in the galaxy far, far away, from the Tales from Vader's Castle series to the Audie nominated Star Wars Dooku Jedi Lost. In 2020, he joined the writing team for Star Wars Kid's children’s game show, Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge and was the co-writer of Audible’s original audio drama Sherlock Holmes: The Voice of Treason. He is currently developing a number of original comic book and television properties.
Before becoming a full-time writer, Cavan was a magazine editor for Future Publishing in the UK, launching a number of successful magazines including Countryfile, based on the hit BBC One series.
A member of The Society of Authors and the Horror Writer's Association, Cavan lives in the west of England with his wife and two daughters. His passions include learning the concertina, folklore, the music of David Bowie, and scary movies. He builds far too much LEGO.