Steve Dearden’s short stories have been published by magazines in the UK, Australia and Finland.  He was the archiTEXTS Writer in Residence at the Bluewater Shopping Centre and one of six writers from Finland and Yorkshire collaborating on Interland, published by Smith Doorstop. He works extensively to support new writing in his role as a consultant and as a director of The Writing Squad.

Steve edited the Light Transports short story collections and his stories appear in Naked City and Route Compendium.