- "I'm incredibly blessed to have gotten to write multiple books and stories set in the Star Wars universe - everything from podracing (my heart!) to Starkiller Base (go Poe!)."
- ―S.T. Bende
S.T. Bende is a young adult and middle grade author who wrote the upcoming Star Wars reference books Star Wars: The Tiny Book of Jedi and Star Wars: The Tiny Book of Sith. She contributed short story adaptations of Star Wars films and comics for the children's anthologies 5-Minute Star Wars Stories Strike Back, Galactic Adventures Storybook Collection, and The Prequel Trilogy Stories. Bende also wrote a storybook adaptation of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace that was published exclusively as part of the Star Wars Epic Adventures subscription box, as well as the Galactic Profile cards that came with each box.