Steve Toase lives in Munich, Germany. His work has appeared in Aurealis, Not One Of Us, the Tales To Terrify podcast, and Cafe Irreal, amongst others. In 2014, 'Call Out' (first published in Innsmouth Magazine) was reprinted in The Best Horror Of The Year 6. Recently, Steve worked with Becky Cherriman and Imove on Haunt, about Harrogate's haunting presence in the lives of people experiencing homelessness in the town. He also writes for Fortean Times, likes old motorbikes and vintage cocktails. Follow him on Twitter and on his blog.
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