Steven Bruce was born in Stockton, County Durham in 1987. He is the author of Thrown Up (Hunting Raven Press) and co-author of Dark Matter 8 (Black Light Engine Room). His work has featured in various publications including the Building Bridges International Anthology of Ekphrasis and Lonesome October Lit. He has read at many live events including T-Junction and Crossing the Tees Book Festival. Some of his poems have been translated into Polish, and in 2017, his poem Caffeine was nominated by Picaroon Poetry for Sundress Publications Best of the Net. In 2018, he graduated from Teesside University with a Master's Degree in Creative Writing.