Author’s Bio

The creator of Shadow Service, The Ward, Dead Seas and Sleep Terrors, New York Times Bestseller Cavan Scott is the author of Star Wars: The High Republic – The Rising StormStar Wars: Dooku – Jedi Lost and The Patchwork Devil.

A lead story architect for Lucasfilm’s bestselling multimedia initiative, Star Wars: The High Republic, Cavan has written comics for Marvel, DC Comics, Dark Horse, IDW, Legendary, 2000AD and more. A writer on Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures and Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge, he is currently developing several new properties for television and film and is creative director of Strange Matter, the production company he founded with fellow Star Wars writer George Mann in 2019. 

A former magazine editor, Cavan lives in the United Kingdom with his wife and daughters. His lifelong passions include folklore, audio drama, the music of David Bowie and scary movies. He owns far too much LEGO.


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Praise for Cavan Scott

“Cavan Scott is a masterful storyteller who understands the nuance and emotional undercurrents of horror and wields them with brutal efficiency.” New York Times Bestselling Author of Dreadnation, Justina Ireland. 

“It’s a rare skill to bridge the gap between tales of epic scope and the universality of human experience. Cavan has shown time and again that he’s a master of the art; investing the most relatable emotion into the most spectacular scenarios.” Award-winning writer of HellblazerCoda and Step By Bloody Step Si Spurrier 

“Cavan Scott is one of those rare writers who not only thoroughly understands many genres, but he knows how to turn them inside-out and find something unique and innovative with each story he tells. His stories are layered with meaning, his characters rich with texture. No matter where he goes–fantasy, horror, or otherwise–I’m sure to follow.” Michael Moreci, author, comic writer and screenwriter of Barbaric and Revealer

“If anyone knows how to navigate the twisted crossroads of horror and dark fantasy, it’s Cavan Scott.” Screenwriter and author of Whisper Down The Lane Clay McLeod Chapman 

“Cavan Scott is a gifted, multi-genre writer who excels wherever he goes. Horror, sci-fi, you name it. A sharp plotter with a knack for character, I’m a lock for whatever Cavan does next.” Acclaimed author of Secret Identity, The Black Ghost and Star Wars Poe Dameron: Free Fall, Alex Segura

“Cavan Scott is a master of the macabre. Yet amongst the darkness, his characters shine with real heart and humanity.” Sunday Times Bestselling author of the Newbury and Hobbes adventures George Mann

“It’s certainly a testament to Scott’s storytelling as he’s given us a wide range of characters that have all made their ways into our hearts. ” Geek Culture Reviews

Press Releases

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All professional enquiries should be sent to the relevant contact at the Gersh Agency:

TV – Katy McCaffrey

Film  – Abram Nalibotsky

Books & Comics – Joe Veltre

Requests for interviews and personal appearances should be directed to Cavan’s assistant.

All other messages can be sent via the following form or by writing to: Cavan Scott, CPJ Media Ltd, Distil Co-working, All Saints Lane, Bristol BS1 1JH