Holly Lyn Walrath

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Holly Lyn Walrath is a writer of poetry and short fiction. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, Daily Science Fiction, Apex Book Company, Mithila Review, Flame Tree Publishing, Litro, Liminality, Crab Fat Magazine, and elsewhere. Her chapbook of words and images, Glimmerglass Girl, will be published by Finishing Line Press in 2018. She holds a B.A. in English from The University of Texas and a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She is a freelance editor and host of The Weird Circular, an e-newsletter for writers containing submission calls and writing prompts.

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A Day Without Mirrors

Nov 29, 2018 · 488 words (2 minutes) · 2 likes · 131 views

Literary Fiction Strange

A feminist retelling of the classic story, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Goldenrod Haze

Nov 29, 2018 · 495 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 151 views

Fantasy Strange

What impositions we put on women are like trying to cover up something dark and broken with flowers. We may think we are in the right, but who decides what light is best?

Flower goddess
Confessions of a Tree Nymph

May 28, 2018 · 457 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 316 views

Fantasy Love Strange Fairytales

Trapped between two worlds, a fae struggles to give up a forbidden love.

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Mermaid Hunt

Mar 9, 2018 · 927 words (4 minutes) · 3 likes · 559 views

Fantasy Strange mermaids Water Women

Captain Marda is hunting mermaids...or are they hunting her?

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Shot of a really good friend of mine. @emilymcraex.
The Joy of Baking

Feb 3, 2018 · 2,432 words (9 minutes) · 4 likes · 516 views

Fantasy Love Strange Cake food Baking Alcoholism Afterlife

In the house between lives, two bakers usher souls through purgatory with the universal healer: cake.

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Making Bread