I would love to see if Timothy Zahn could do as good a job on Trek as does on SW.
That being said, while I'm a huge fan of authors like Neil Gaiman and Gene Wolf, I was thinking more along the lines of writers who might actually do
Abnett I could see doing one. Zahn might
someday, however unlikely it might be. Gaiman and Wolfe and most of the hard SF writers? Never in a million years.